Updated February 5th, 2024 at 16:43 IST
Delhi HC Refuses to Quash Criminal Defamation Case Against Kejriwal
The HC said that Arvind Kejriwal has a significant following and he did understand the repercussions of retweeting the video.
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New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday refused to quash the criminal defamation case filed against Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal for re-tweeting a video by Youtuber Dhruv Rathee on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) IT Cell. The HC said that Kejriwal has a significant following and he did understand the repercussions of retweeting the video. The high court observed that retweeting the defamatory content does amount to defamation.
Published February 5th, 2024 at 15:43 IST