Kejriwal’s petition challenging ED’s arrest and detention was heard in the Delhi High Court. The court said that this petition is not for bail. Also the court rejected the petition.


Kejriwal’s petition challenging ED’s arrest and detention in the money laundering case related to the liquor scam was heard in the Delhi High Court on Tuesday. The court said that the petition is not for bail. In the petition, the petitioner has termed the detention as wrong. While delivering the verdict, Justice Swaran Kant Sharma rejected the petition. At the same time, news is being received from Aam Aadmi Party sources that AAP does not agree with the decision of the High Court.Kejriwal can approach the Supreme Court tomorrow itself against the decision of the High Court.


Justice Swarn Kanta Sharma had reserved the decision on April 3 after hearing lengthy arguments. The court said that we believe that judges are bound by law, not by politics. Judgments are given on the basis of legal principles, not political considerations. The court is not allowed to handle political matters. The trial court’s following remand orders, which included the one that placed Kejriwal into judicial detention, were also affirmed by the court.

On the timing of Kejriwal’s arrest before the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, he said, this court is of the opinion that the accused has been arrested and his arrest and remand investigation should be conducted as per law and not as per the election timings. Kejriwal would know about the dates of Lok Sabha, he would know when the elections would be held.He said after going through the material presented by the ED, the material collected by the ED shows that Arvind Kejriwal had hatched the conspiracy and was actively involved in the utilization and concealment of the proceeds of crime.ED’s case also shows that he serves as the AAP convenor in addition to his personal involvement.


Justice Sharma rejected the claim that the ED might have interrogated the Chief Minister via video conference, stating that it is not the accused’s responsibility to make such decision.
how the investigation is to be conducted. This cannot be as per the convenience of the accused. There cannot be any specific privileges for anyone including the Chief Minister. The Delhi Excise Policy 2021-related money laundering case led to Kejriwal’s arrest by the ED on March 21.After his appearance before the Rouse Avenue court in Delhi, he was placed under ED custody till March 28.



He then challenged his arrest and remand in the High Court. In his plea, Kejriwal argued that the Central government is misusing the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) – under which he was arrested – to create an unlevel playing field ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

Kejriwal alleged that the central government was trying to twist the electoral process in favor of the party ruling at the Center (Bharatiya Janata Party), which controls the ED through the Finance Ministry.

CM Kejriwal’s arrest is legal – ASG SV Raju
“Today the judge pronounced the verdict after looking at all the evidence and the court also said that the money trail has been detected,” stated ASG SV Raju, who is defending the Enforcement Directorate in the Delhi Liquor Policy case.

This case is the biggest political conspiracy after independence – Sanjay Singh
MP Sanjay Singh said, ‘I am continuously saying that this entire matter is the biggest political conspiracy after independence. A deep conspiracy has been created and the purpose behind this case is not to investigate any scam. Its objective is to topple and destroy Arvind Kejriwal and the Aam Aadmi Party, which was elected with a huge majority in Delhi and Punjab, an attempt has been made to destroy the party.

MP Sanjay Singh said, ‘Aam Aadmi Party’s fame and achievement of achieving national party status in 10 years, because of liquor scam by BJP, money trail of Rs 60 crore was found, but till now no action has been taken against it. In the case of BJP leaders and Arvind Kejriwal, false witnesses are prepared and baseless allegations are made.

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