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Arvind Kejriwal Arrest Highlights: INDIA bloc has thrown its weight, accusing PM Narendra Modi of ‘dictatorship', after Delhi CM was arrested in liquor policy case.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal was remanded to six days of ED custody on Friday.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal was remanded to six days of ED custody on Friday.

Arvind Kejriwal News Highlights: In a massive setback to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Arvind Kejriwal, the party's national convenor and Delhi chief minister, was sent to six days in Enforcement Directorate (ED) custody in connection with the Delhi excise policy case on Friday night. This is the most high-profile arrest in the case and makes him the first sitting chief minister to be arrested....Read More

Following the arrest by ED on Thursday, the AAP staged protests in the national capital; the Opposition too condemned ED's action.

Also, in what would be a constitutional crisis, the AAP has already declared that its leader will continue to run his government from jail. Thus, Kejriwal is the first chief minister to lead a government from jail.

Why ED arrested Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal?

• The Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrested Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday following searches at his official residence and an interrogation lasting nearly two hours.

• The arrest is linked to a money laundering investigation concerning the excise policy case of the Delhi government.

• In court on Friday, the ED said that Arvind Kejriwal was the “kingpin” behind the alleged Delhi liquor scam.

• The case involves suspected corruption and money laundering related to the formulation and execution of the Delhi government's excise policy for 2021-22, which was later revoked.

• According to the Enforcement Directorate (ED), leaders of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) allegedly received kickbacks totalling 100 crores in connection with the excise policy.

Read- Why was Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal arrested by ED? What's liquor policy scam?

AAP protest: Delhi Metro advisory

• The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) announced the closure of Lok Kalyan Marg Metro Station till further notice.

• This decision was made in response to AAP's protest scheduled for Friday, as the road leads to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's residence. The closure was implemented based on police directives.

• Additionally, earlier in the day, DMRC had also announced the closure of ITO Metro Station from 8 am to 6 pm.

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Mar 22, 2024 10:59 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Here's a summary

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal was remanded to ED custody until March 28 by Rouse Avenue Court. The ED had requested a 10-day remand. Kejriwal was arrested on Thursday by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with the alleged Delhi Liquor scam and was presented before Special Judge Kaveri Baweja's court.

Mar 22, 2024 10:55 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: ‘He is not a person, he is a thought’, says AAP

Arvind Kejriwal News Live:

AAP posted Arvind Kejriwal's picture from the Rouse Avenue court hearing and captioned it:

"He is not a person, he is a thought

Who resides in millions of hearts

This smile, this courage

And honestly, the dictator is afraid."

Mar 22, 2024 10:42 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Smriti Irani attacks AAP chief

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Union minister Smriti Irani said, “Today, we got details of how a person who sits on a constitutional post and cites honesty, defines corruption by misusing administrative machinery through the deeds of Arvind Kejriwal.”

Mar 22, 2024 10:31 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Gangs run from jail, not any government, says BJP leader

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Taking a dig at AAP leaders for saying that Arvind Kejriwal will run the Delhi government from behind bars, North East Delhi BJP MP Manoj Tiwari said, "We have seen gangs being run from jail, not any government".

Tiwari claimed that Delhi's people were happy with the arrest and firecrackers were burst and sweets distributed.

Mar 22, 2024 10:12 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: ED claims Kejriwal facilitated money laundering in excise case

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was on Friday remanded in Enforcement Directorate's custody till March 28, a day after the central agency arrested him in a money laundering case linked to the alleged excise policy "scam", in a huge setback to an icon of the anti-corruption movement of 2013 and his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.

Kejriwal was arrested on Thursday after he had skipped as many as nine ED summonses asking him to appear before it to answer questions about alleged illegalities in formulation and execution of the Delhi government's excise policy for 2021-22, which was eventually scrapped amid allegations of corruption.

Mar 22, 2024 10:05 PM IST

Kejriwal took advantage of being CM to facilitate liquor 'scam' money laundering by AAP: ED

Arvind Kejriwal "used" the post of chief minister of Delhi to facilitate money laundering by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which is a "major beneficiary" of the proceeds of crimes generated in the alleged liquor scam case, the ED claimed Friday.

"Arvind Kejriwal, chief minister of NCT of Delhi is the kingpin and key conspirator of the Delhi Excise scam in collusion with ministers of Delhi government, AAP leaders and other persons," the federal agency informed a special PMLA court while seeking his 10-day custody.

The court sent him to ED custody till March 28.

Mar 22, 2024 9:54 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: 21 AAP workers including Delhi Minister Saurabh Bharadwaj released from Bawana Police station

21 AAP workers including Delhi Minister and AAP leader Saurabh Bharadwaj released from Bawana Police station.

They were detained during the party's protest against the arrest of CM Arvind Kejriwal at ITO today.

Mar 22, 2024 9:44 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: ED has no proof even after 2 years of investigation, says Atishi

AAP leader Atishi says, "We, very respectfully and humbly disagree with the decision of the court. ED has no proof even after 2 years of investigation... ED forced their witnesses to give statements against Arvind Kejriwal... We will explore all possible legal routes... One by one opposition parties are being targetted in front of the judiciary... Arvind Kejriwarl will always be the CM of Delhi. There is no Constitutional bar on him not being the CM. He has not been convicted till now..."

Mar 22, 2024 9:39 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: The world is supporting Arvind Kejriwal, says Saurabh Bharadwaj

AAP leader Saurabh Bharadwaj says, "... It is Arvind Kejriwal today, it can be someone else tomorrow. This government will spare no one... The world is supporting Arvind Kejriwal. And when things like this happen at a global scale, revolutions happen and governments are overturned. The countdown of the Central government has begun on 21 March... BJP supporters are also coming to us and saying, all was fine till now, but this has become a little too much."

Mar 22, 2024 9:35 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: No material to show wrongdoing in excise policy formulation, says Kejriwal's lawyer

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Arvind Kejriwal's lawyer said that there is no substantial evidence indicating any wrongdoing in policy formulation or any receipt of proceeds by the arrested chief minister. Despite a year-long investigation and over 200 raids conducted, no incriminating material linking Kejriwal to any criminal activity or process was discovered.

Mar 22, 2024 9:27 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Can a CM run government from jail?

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Legal experts clarified that Arvind Kejriwal can remain Delhi's chief minister despite his arrest by the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case linked to the excise policy. They said that there is no legal barrier preventing an arrested person from holding the post, citing the Representation of the People Act. According to this act, disqualification occurs only after a conviction.

Senior advocate Vikas Singh said, "Legally there's no bar but administratively it will be next to impossible."

Mar 22, 2024 9:09 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: ‘Why patriot Kejriwal ji been arrested?’ said Gopal Rai

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: "When BJP is including corrupt people in its party all over the country. Then why has patriot Kejriwal ji been arrested? Because they work day and night for good education to children, good treatment to the poor, safety and respect of women, said AAP leader Gopal Rai.

Mar 22, 2024 8:52 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Just joined? Take a look at a summary of Delhi CM's arrest case

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal remanded to ED custody until March 28 by Rouse Avenue Court. The ED had requested a 10-day remand. Kejriwal was arrested on Thursday by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with the alleged Delhi Liquor scam and was presented before Special Judge Kaveri Baweja's court.

Mar 22, 2024 8:33 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Delhi CM sent to 6-day ED custody in liquor policy case

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: A Delhi court on Friday remanded New Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to six days custody of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) till March 28 in connection with a probe the federal agency is conducting into the alleged irregularities in formulation and implementation of the now-scrapped Delhi excise policy 2021-22.

Mar 22, 2024 8:30 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Atishi, Saurabh Bharadwaj detained

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Delhi cabinet ministers Atishi and Saurabh Bharadwaj were detained on Friday as AAP leaders led a protest against the BJP following the arrest of chief minister Arvind Kejriwal by the Enforcement Directorate in the excise policy case.

The ministers and other protesters were transported in police buses after they declined to disperse from Central Delhi's ITO intersection, which is adjacent to the headquarters of both the AAP and the BJP, and where prohibitory orders under section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure were in effect.

Mar 22, 2024 8:11 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: AAP staged protests in Punjab and Haryana

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: AAP staged protests in Punjab and Haryana on Friday over the arrest of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. Police used water cannons and lathis to disperse protestors when they attempted to march towards Haryana chief minister Nayab Singh Saini's residence in Kurukshetra.

Mar 22, 2024 8:03 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: ‘Utterly disappointed,’ said Arvind Kejriwal's 'India Against Corruption' movement colleague

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Former Supreme Court Judge N Santosh Hegde, a colleague of Arvind Kejriwal in the 'India Against Corruption' movement, said he is utterly disappointed with Kejriwal.

Mar 22, 2024 7:51 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: INDIA bloc urges ECI to intervene

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Leaders of the INDIA bloc met with the Election Commission of India on Friday, urging its intervention in the alleged "targeting of opposition leaders" by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) through what they termed as the “misuse of central agencies”, reported ANI.

Mar 22, 2024 7:48 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: What ED said in court seeking Delhi CM's custody?

Arvind Kejriwal News Live:

• ED said in the court that Arvind Kejriwal was directly involved in the use of proceeds of crime from AAP's Goa election campaign in 2022.

• According to the ED, CM Kejriwal was implicated in a conspiracy related to the formulation of a liquor policy that favoured certain individuals and involved the demanding of kickbacks.

• The ED asserted that Arvind Kejriwal is the kingpin and a key conspirator in the Delhi liquor scam, working in collaboration with his ministers and AAP leaders.

• ED alleged that Arvind Kejriwal exploited his position as Delhi CM to facilitate money laundering activities by AAP, which was a significant beneficiary of the proceeds of crimes.

Mar 22, 2024 7:38 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: AAP to stage protest tomorrow

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: AAP leader Gopal Rai announced at a press briefing in New Delhi that a protest is scheduled at Shaheedi Park near ITO in New Delhi on March 23. All AAP MLAs, MLCs, AAP post-holders, and partners of the INDIA bloc will assemble at the park at 10 am.

The purpose of the protest is to take an oath to safeguard the country from slipping into dictatorship, Rai said.

Mar 22, 2024 7:36 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: AAP plans march to PM's residence on Tuesday

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Party leader Gopal Rai announced that AAP plans to gherao the Prime Minister's residence on March 26 to protest Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's arrest by ED.

Mar 22, 2024 7:13 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Order being typed, it may take some time, says Judge

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Special Judge Kaveri Baweja said that the order may take some time as it is being typed.

Mar 22, 2024 7:03 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: ‘Current state of governance resembles a dictatorship,’ says Kalpana Soren

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Kalpana Soren, wife of jailed former Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren, voiced strong criticism against the Centre on Friday, following the arrest of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal.

Kalpana, who entered active politics after her husband's arrest by the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case related to an alleged land scam, remarked, "The current state of governance resembles dictatorship. Atrocities appear to be rampant in every corner of the country."

Mar 22, 2024 6:57 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Just joined? All about Delhi CM arrest case

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, the AAP national convenor, was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday night in relation to a money laundering case linked to the excise policy.

Following his arrest, Kejriwal was presented before a court by the ED, which has requested a 10-day custody for further investigation. The court's decision on the custody request is currently awaited.

Mar 22, 2024 6:39 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Congress on Delhi CM's arrest

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Congress MP Jairam Ramesh has strongly condemned the arrest of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal by the Enforcement Directorate (ED), labelling it as "politics of revenge." Ramesh accused the BJP of fearing the INDIA alliance and described the arrest as an assault on democracy and the constitution. He further criticised Prime Minister Modi, alleging a singular agenda of "One Nation No Election" and asserted that the country is witnessing a transition towards a "One Person Dictatorship."

Mar 22, 2024 6:32 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: SC rejects bail to BRS leader K Kavitha in Delhi excise policy case

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Supreme Court declined to grant bail to BRS leader K Kavitha arrested in connection with the money laundering case linked to the alleged Delhi excise policy scam.

A bench comprising Justices Sanjiv Khanna, MM Sundresh, and Bela M Trivedi directed Kavitha to seek relief from the trial court, saying it is a practice that this court is following and cannot bypass the protocol.

Mar 22, 2024 6:23 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Delhi CM's wife first reaction on ED arrest

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: “Modiji got your thrice elected chief minister arrested out of arrogance of power. He is trying to crush everyone. This is a betrayal of the people of Delhi. Your chief minister has always stood with you. Whether inside or outside, his life is dedicated to the country. The public knows everything. Jai Hind,” Sunita Kejriwal tweeted.

Mar 22, 2024 6:07 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Attempt to paralyse the opposition, says CPI's D Raj

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: CPI general secretary D Raja condemned the arrest of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday, labelling it as an endeavour by the Narendra Modi-led government to "cripple" the opposition. Raja further criticised the freezing of bank accounts belonging to the Congress, CPI's ally in the opposition bloc INDIA, describing it as a form of "financial terrorism."

Mar 22, 2024 6:04 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: ‘Clear violation of the model of conduct,’ says TMC leader Shashi Panja

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Trinamool Congress leader Shashi Panja criticised the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the arrest of Arvind Kejriwal the previous day, saying that it constituted a blatant violation of the model code of conduct. Panja said that the BJP's resorting to tactics such as the arrest of the Delhi Chief Minister was indicative of their frustration at not reaching the 400-seat mark in the Lok Sabha elections.

ANI

Mar 22, 2024 5:40 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Delhi court's verdict on ED plea shortly

The Delhi court has reserved its decision on the Enforcement Directorate's application seeking remand for Arvind Kejriwal. A verdict is expected shortly.

Mar 22, 2024 5:31 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: ‘Sir, pooori Dilli aapke saath hai,’ supporters raise slogans

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: After the Delhi court reserving order, the judge allows chief minister Arvind Kejriwal to meet his lawyers.

Sir, pooori Dilli aapke saath hai,” supporters present in court say to Kejriwal.

Mar 22, 2024 5:26 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: ‘Blot on democracy,’ says Opposition

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Opposition parties in Jammu and Kashmir, including PDP and the NC, condemned the arrest of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, labelling it as a "blot on democracy." They expressed concerns that such actions would tarnish the country's image globally.

Mar 22, 2024 5:21 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Delhi court reserves order in ED custody plea

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: Delhi court after a hearing of almost 3.5 hours reserves order in ED plea seeking 10 days custody of New Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and AAP national convenor in connection with a probe the federal agency is conducting into the alleged irregularities in the now-scrapped Delhi excise policy 2021-22.

Mar 22, 2024 5:19 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: 'We are denied access to Kejriwal's family,' said Delhi MCD mayor

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: "In the heart of the capital, Arvind Kejriwal's arrest unfolded amidst a significant police presence. Now, as we attempt to offer support to his family, we're being denied access by the police," said Delhi MCD Mayor Shelly Oberoi.

Mar 22, 2024 5:13 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: ‘There is ‘prima facie’ guilty of offence,’ says ED

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: “There is sufficient material to conclude that he is “prima facie” guilty of the offence not only in his personal capacity but also vicariously. They used cash in the Goa elections. Our case is that this came from the kickbacks,” ASG SV Raju said as he ended his rejoinder submissions.

Mar 22, 2024 5:08 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: There is evidence that policy change was orchestrated to finance Goa elections, says ED

Arvind Kejriwal News Live: "We (ED) possess concrete evidence indicating that the policy change was orchestrated to finance the Goa elections," Raju said.

The legal officer further clarified that Arvind Kejriwal's arrest wasn't a result of his failing to respond to summons. Even if he had complied with the summons, he would have been arrested due to his involvement as a conspirator, holding vicarious liability through the AAP company.

"Our argument is that he bears individual responsibility as well. Hence, it's a dual case," the statement continued.

Raju said that the determination of the necessity and timing of an arrest falls solely within the jurisdiction of the investigating officer.

Mar 22, 2024 5:03 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest Live: 'Delhi CM's family under house arrest,' says AAP MLA

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest Live: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs and councillors gathered at Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence in Civil Lines to express solidarity with his family following his arrest by the Enforcement Directorate the previous day.

AAP MLA Durgesh Pathak said, "We are here to support his family. They are currently unable to meet anyone as they seem to be under house arrest. Their well-being remains unknown."

Mar 22, 2024 4:55 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest Live: ‘There is a history of destruction of electronic evidence,’ says ED counsel

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest Live: “In this case, there is a history of destruction of electronic evidence. A large number of phones have been formatted making it very difficult for the investigating agencies to investigate but despite that these agencies have done a wonderful service,” said ASG SV Raju, appearing for ED.

Mar 22, 2024 4:47 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest Live: AAP supporters stage protest

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest Live: The Punjab and Haryana branches of the AAP organised protests following the arrest of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. Police intervened, using water cannons and resorting to lathi charges to disperse protesters attempting to encircle Haryana chief minister Nayab Singh Saini's residence in Kurukshetra.

Mar 22, 2024 4:40 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest Live: ‘Entire theory of approver is based on inducement,’ defends ED counsel

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest Live: “The entire theory of approver is based on inducement & we have to say we will pardon you, else none will become an approver,” ASG SV Raju, appearing for ED, added in rejoinder submissions.

‘Every approver is bound to be induced that we will give you pardon,’ Raju further said.

Mar 22, 2024 4:36 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest Live: ‘In remand application, you cannot reject approver’s statement,’ says ED

ASG SV Raju, appearing for ED, in his rejoinder said, “Today how much weight is to be given to approver’s statement is a matter of trial. You in a remand application cannot reject the approver’s statement.”

Mar 22, 2024 4:33 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest Live: When will Delhi vote in Lok Sabha elections?

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest Live: Voting in Delhi's seven parliamentary constituencies is scheduled for May 25. In both the 2014 and 2019 elections, all seven seats were clinched by the BJP. Now, the BJP faces competition from the Congress-AAP alliance in the upcoming polls.

Mar 22, 2024 4:28 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest Live: ‘You (ED) want me to stop from fighting Lok Sabha elections?’ Delhi CM's counsel in court

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest Live: "You (ED) decide within a day, forget the HC, that AAP can be viewed under PMLA. Why did you not arrest me earlier? Were you waiting all this time so that you stop me from contesting or participating the Lok Sabha elections? MCC came into place on March 16 & you chose to issue me a summons on that very day. Whom do they represent?” senior advocate Vikram Chaudhary, also appearing for Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, said, adding that Arvind Kejriwal is moving an application for rejection of prayer of remand.

Mar 22, 2024 4:21 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest Live: Rajeev Chandrashekhar on Oppon support to Delhi CM

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest Live: Union minister Rajeev Chandrashekhar called the opposition's reaction to the arrest of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) “absolutely mystifying and extremely ironic”.

Chandrashekhar said that despite Kejriwal's legal appeals being dismissed by the court, the CM had chosen to disregard the ED's notice to participate in the investigation concerning allegations of bribery related to alcohol.

Mar 22, 2024 4:12 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest Live: ‘Non-cooperation of summons very eloquent ground,’ says Delhi CM's counsel

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest Live: Non-cooperation of summons is a very eloquent ground in ED remand application, said senior advocate Vikram Chaudhary, also appearing for Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal.

Mar 22, 2024 4:03 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest Live: Delhi CM's first reaction after arrest by ED. Video here

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest Live: “Whether inside or outside, my life is dedicated to the country,” Delhi CM said in his first reaction after arrested by ED.

Mar 22, 2024 3:55 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest Live: No direct evidence except approvers statement, says Singhvi

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest Live: Senior Advocate AM Singhvi said that besides the statements of the approvers, there is no other direct evidence available against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal.

Mar 22, 2024 3:51 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest Live: ‘Can non-cooperation be ground for arrest?’ Singhvi argues

During the court proceedings, Senior Advocate AM Singhvi, appearing for Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, argued that no incriminating evidence was found linked to the arrestee. He questioned if non-cooperation becomes a reason for arrest, it could potentially infringe upon constitutional rights.

Mar 22, 2024 3:39 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest Live: Why is Delhi CM arrested by ED?

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest Live: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrested Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday following searches at his official residence and nearly two hours of questioning. The arrest is connected to the money laundering probe related to the excise policy case. In court on Friday, the ED said that the Delhi CM was the mastermind behind the Delhi liquor scam.

Mar 22, 2024 3:38 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest Live: What is liquor scam case?

Arvind Kejriwal Arrest Live: The alleged liquor scam case revolves around suspected corruption and money laundering related to the formulation and implementation of the Delhi government's excise policy for 2021-22, which was subsequently annulled. According to the Enforcement Directorate (ED), AAP leaders purportedly received kickbacks totalling 100 crores in connection with the excise policy.

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