Delhi HC stays summons against Kejriwal in defamation case

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New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Delhi High Court has ordered a stay on the summons issued against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in a defamation case against him.

The court also issued a notice to the complainant and has now slated the matter for hearing on January 31.

The case relates to a defamation complaint by Vikas Sankrityayan, who claimed that on May 6, 2018, a YouTube video with the title ‘BJP IT Cell Part II’ was circulated “wherein a number of false and defamatory allegations were made”.

Sankrityayan said that Kejriwal re-­tweeted the video from his Twitter account without checking the authenticity of the video.

–IANS

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