A Delhi court on Tuesday dismissed a criminal complaint filed against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for using allegedly ‘defamatory and seditious’ words against Prime Minister Narendra Modi following the CBI raid at the office of his Principal Secretary.Metropolitan Magistrate Abhilash Malhotra fixed the matter for order after hearing arguments on behalf of complainant, an advocate.<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Complainant-advocate Pradeep Dwivedi sought had Kejriwal’s prosecution under sections 124A (sedition) and 500(defamation) of IPC alleging there was ‘seditious intention’ behind the remarks which spread “hatred and contempt” against the Prime Minister.
ALSO READ No regrets: Arvind Kejriwal defends his ‘Modi is a coward and a psycopath’ comment He had argued that the remarks like ‘coward’ and ‘psychopath’ uttered by the AAP leader against Modi were “defamatory and seditious” and such statements could spread ‘disharmony’ and ‘disaffection” in the country.The complainant also alleged that when CBI had raided the Chief Minister’s Principal Secretary Rajendra Kumar’s Delhi Secretariat office on December 15 last year, Kejriwal had made offensive remarks on his Twitter account against Modi.”On December 15, 2015, the accused posted the remarks on his Twitter account which reads as ‘Modi is a coward and a psychopath’. The remarks were made against the democratically elected PM of the largest democracy of the world,” it said.


Delhi court dismisses criminal complaint against Kejriwal for ‘defaming’ PM Modi