Arvind Kejriwal asks Arun Jaitley to prove his innocence before Commission of Enquiry


Undeterred by the defamation cases filed by Arun Jaitley, the Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has asked the union finance minister to cooperate with the commission of enquiry to prove his innocence.

Kejriwal said that Jaitley’s decision to file defamation was a ‘ploy’ to frighten AAP leaders but the he will ‘not succeed.’

His tweet in Hindi read read, “Jaitly ji must not try and frighten us by filing cases in court. Our fight against corruption will continue.”

In his next tweet, Kejriwal asked Jaitley to join the investigation to be carried by a newly constituted Commission of Enquiry headed by lawyer Gopal Subramaniam to prove hgis innocence.

The Delhi government had announced formation of an enquiry commission on Sunday night, minutes after the expose by the BJP MP Kirti Azad and Wikileaks4India into the alleged irregularities in Delhi District Cricket Association while Jaitley the cricket body.

Earlier today, Jaitley had moved the High Court to file civil defamation against Kejriwal and four other AAP leaders before lodging a criminal defamation at Delhi’s Patiala House court in the afternoon.