‘Made no exception’: SC refuses to consider ED objection to Arvind Kejriwal’s campaign speech | India news

NEW DELHI: The The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to deal with the Directorate of Enforcement’s objection to Arvind Kejriwal‘s statement during a poll rally where the Delhi Chief Minister said that if people vote for AAP, he will not have to go back to jail on June 2.
A bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Dipankar Datta said they had not given Kejriwal any special treatment by granting him interim bail to campaign in the Lok Sabha elections.
“We have not made any exception for anyone, we said in our order what we felt was justified,” the court said, adding that critical analysis of the judgment is “welcome”.
The Supreme Court was in session Kejriwal‘s petition challenging his ED arrest. I
Last week, during a rally in Uttam Nagar, Kejriwal said that if people vote for him, then he would not go to jail again.
He said, “These people (BJP) are telling me that I will go back to jail after 20 days. If you push the broom (AAP election symbol) button enough, then I will not have to go to jail. There is power in your hands.”
On May 10, the Supreme Court had granted interim bail to Kejriwal in a money laundering case related to the alleged Delhi Excise Policy scam. The court ordered him to surrender on June 2. Kejriwal was arrested on 21 March.

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