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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.

Reported by: Abhishek Tiwari
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal | Image:kejriwal
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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.

 

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Published February 5th, 2024 at 15:43 IST

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