DDCA row: Jaitley sues AAP leaders for defamation

New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday filed a defamation case against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and five other AAP leaders in the Delhi High Court for making false allegations about irregularities in the DDCA.

In his suit against Kejriwal, as also Kumar Vishwas, Raghav Chadha, Ashutosh, Sanjay Singh and Deepak Bajpai, Jaitley has sought Rs.10 crore in damages.

Jaitley, who headed the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) for 13 years till 2013, has been accused of corruption by Delhi’s ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

Kejriwal has demanded that Jaitley must resign or be removed from his post as union finance minister to enable an independent probe into DDCA matters.

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