Liquor Policy Scam: Delhi HC Seeks CBI’s Response On CM Arvind Kejriwal’s Plea Challenging His Arrest.

July 2, 2024 7:59 PM.

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday (2nd July 2024) issued notice on a plea filed by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal challenging his arrest by the CBI in the alleged liquor policy scam. The bench of Justice Neena Bansal Krishna asked the central agency to file its response by 17th of this month in the matter.

CM Kejriwal, who is presently in 14-day judicial custody, till 12th of this month in a money laundering case, assailed the validity of his arrest by the CBI and subsequent custody of the agency.

On 26th of last month, Kejriwal was formally arrested by the CBI, when he was produced before Rouse Avenue Court. Subsequently, he was sent to three-day CBI custody for interrogation. Permission was granted to the CBI to produce CM Kejriwal in the special court after he was questioned by the central agency in Tihar Jail last week.

Recently, the Delhi High Court stayed a trial court order granting bail to Kejriwal in the money laundering case saying that the documents and arguments were not appreciated by the lower court.