Arvind Kejriwal Skips 5th Summons

AAP Alleges Plan to Arrest him…

New Delhi: On Friday, 02 February 2024, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal was summoned by the Enforcement Directorate for the fifth time. He will not appear before the probe agency for questioning in the Delhi liquor policy case.

This comes after Arvind Kejriwal skipped the January 19 questioning, saying that the summons issued by the ED were illegal and its only purpose was to arrest him.

Mr. Kejriwal, also the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief, had refused to appear before the probe agency on three summons for November 2, December 21 and January 3 as well.

The AAP has slammed the agency's "politically motivated" and "unlawful" actions. The AAP has slammed the agency's "politically motivated" and "unlawful" actions. "PM Modi aims to arrest Arvind Kejriwal and acquire the Delhi government. We will not allow this to happen," the party said in an official statement.

The AAP chief had been questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the case in April; but had not been made an accused by the agency.

Ever since the first summons was issued by the ED, there has been intense speculation that the Delhi chief minister would be arrested by the agency after his questioning.

Edited By: Arusha Farooq

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