Delhi High Court asks Arvind Kejriwal why can’t he apologise for ‘thulla’ remark

By: PTI | New Delhi |
Published: April 16, 2018 10:05:45 pm

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (Express Photo/Praveen Khanna)

The Delhi High Court on Monday asked Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal why cannot he apologise to a constable for allegedly using the slang ‘thulla’ for policemen, when he has been seeking pardon from others like Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. Justice Anu Malhotra said if Kejriwal is apologising to others for his remarks, why can’t he do the same to the police officials and settle the matter.

His counsel said he would seek instructions from the chief minister on this, following which the court listed the matter for further hearing on May 29. The court was hearing a plea by Kejriwal seeking quashing of a trial court order summoning him in a criminal defamation complaint filed by a…

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