Thulla jibe: Delhi Court dismisses complaint seeking prosecution of Arvind Kejriwal

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Delhi Court has dismissed complaint seeking prosecution of Delhi chief minister, Arvind Kejriwal, in defamation case for allegedly addressing Delhi Police personnel as ‘thulla,” reports news agency ANI.

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The court had reserved its order on whether to summon Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on a criminal defamation complaint filed against him by a police constable for using “thulla” to describe policemen.

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In a television interview, Kejriwal had used the slang “thulla” to refer to a policeman.

The interview prompted two complaints from policemen in different police stations of the city and a defamation case in court. It drew sharp reactions from senior police officials including Delhi’s top cop at that time, BS Bassi.

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