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Delhi excise policy case: ED issues seventh summon to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Written by  Shefali Kohli -- February 22nd 2024 11:47 AM
Delhi excise policy case: ED issues seventh summon to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi excise policy case: ED issues seventh summon to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi excise policy case: The Directorate of Enforcement on Thursday issued the seventh summons to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and asked to appear before the ED on February 26. 

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) had issued a sixth summons to the Delhi Chief Minister in the money laundering probe  related to alleged irregularities in the Delhi Excise Policy 2021-22 case in February 14, asking him to join the investigation on February 19.


The fresh summons to the Delhi Chief Minister were issued after he skipped the fifth summons on February 2.

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 Arvind Kejriwal had earlier skipped five previous summons issued by the ED on February 2, January 18, January 3, November 2 and December 22, calling them "illegal and politically motivated.".

The ED wants to record Kejriwal's statement in the case on issues like the formulation of policy, meetings held before it was finalised, and allegations of bribery.

ਦਿੱਲੀ ਕਥਿਤ ਸ਼ਰਾਬ ਘੁਟਾਲੇ 'ਚ ਕੇਜਰੀਵਾਲ ਨੂੰ ਮੁੜ ਸੰਮਨ

ਦਿੱਲੀ ਕਥਿਤ ਸ਼ਰਾਬ ਘੁਟਾਲੇ 'ਚ ਕੇਜਰੀਵਾਲ ਨੂੰ ਮੁੜ ਸੰਮਨ ਅਰਵਿੰਦ ਕੇਜਰੀਵਾਲ ਨੂੰ ਫਿਰ ਆਇਆ ED ਦਾ ਬੁਲਾਵਾ #Delhi #ED #ArvindKejriwal #PTCNews #AAP #DelhiPolice Posted by PTC News on Wednesday, February 21, 2024


 
While skipping the fifth summons issued by the ED, Kejriwal termed it "illegal", saying he was ready to cooperate but the agency's intention was to arrest him and stop him from election campaigning.

"All five notices sent to me (by the ED) are illegal and invalid in the eyes of the law. Whenever such general, non-specific notices were sent by the ED in the past, they were quashed and declared invalid by courts. These notices are being sent as part of a political conspiracy," Kejriwal said after skipping the fifth notice.

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Two senior AAP leaders -- Manish Sisodia and Sanjay Singh -- are already under judicial custody in the case. Sisodia, who was the then Delhi Deputy Chief Minister, was arrested by the CBI on February 26 following several rounds of questioning and on October 5, the ED arrested Singh, who is a Rajya Sabha member. 

(With inputs from ANI) 

 

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