Arvind Kejriwal's Bail: Delhi Chief Minister Granted Interim Bail Until June 1

Arvind Kejriwal’s Bail: Delhi Chief Minister Granted Interim Bail Until June 1

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on March 21 in connection with the Delhi liquor scam case, has challenged his arrest in the Supreme Court. During the hearing of this petition, the Supreme Court had indicated that it could consider granting interim bail to Kejriwal, against whom the ED had filed an affidavit opposing it on Thursday. Today, a decision on the same has been reached.

Arvind Kejriwal challenged his arrest by the ED in the Supreme Court, seeking interim bail, citing his ongoing electoral campaign activities. The court had earlier stated that it would consider granting interim bail to Kejriwal, taking into account his election campaigning. Today, the Supreme Court has pronounced its decision on the same.

Interim Bail Granted Until June 1

Granting a major relief to Arvind Kejriwal, the Supreme Court has granted him interim bail until June 1.

Hearing to Commence at 2 PM

The hearing on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s interim bail plea will commence at 2 PM in the Supreme Court.

Allegations of Double Standards Against the Indian Government

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has accused the Indian government of adopting double standards regarding the affidavit filed by the ED against Arvind Kejriwal’s interim bail plea. Minister Saurabh Bhardwaj stated that the Indian government is adopting double standards. They are stopping interim bail for Arvind Kejriwal, but they have halted the punishment of former Union Minister Dilip Ray in the coal scam case. It can be said that the ED is working for the BJP.

Kejriwal Approaches Supreme Court After High Court Dismissal

After the dismissal of the petition by the High Court, Delhi’s Chief Minister filed a petition challenging his arrest in the Supreme Court.

Petition Also Dismissed by High Court

Arvind Kejriwal had challenged his arrest, claiming it to be wrongful. At that time, the High Court had said that since he did not appear before the ED despite repeated summons, this was the final option available to them. Therefore, the court dismissed Arvind Kejriwal’s petition.

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