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Delhi CM Kejriwal gets interim bail till June 1

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (File Photo)

The Supreme Court of India granted interim bail to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal till June 1 in the money laundering case, The Times of India reported.

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) had registered the case against Kejriwal in connection with the Delhi excise policy case.

Even though Kejriwal pleaded to grant him bail till counting of votes, Supreme Court rejected his plea and directed him to surrender on June 2.

Kejriwal was arrested by the ED on March 21 over alleged irregularities in the now-scrapped Delhi excise policy 2021-22.

On Tuesday, the bench hinted at granting interim bail to Kejriwal to enable him to campaign for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Though the interim bail was granted to Keriwal, he would not be allowed to discharge any official duties as the Chief Minister, the bench said.  



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