Excise 'scam': CBI arrests Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, seeks 5-day custody

The CBI formally arrested Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday and sought a five-day custody of the AAP supremo in a corruption case related to the alleged excise scam.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal was arrested by CBI
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal was arrested by CBI

New Delhi | The CBI formally arrested Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday and sought a five-day custody of the AAP supremo in a corruption case related to the alleged excise scam.

A Delhi court on Wednesday allowed the CBI to formally arrest Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the alleged excise scam.

The CBI arrested Kejriwal after Special Judge Amitabh Rawat passed the order.

The application was moved by the central probe agency after the AAP leader was produced before the court from Tihar central jail.

Kejriwal is in prison in connection with the excise scam money laundering case probed by the ED.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was on Wednesday produced before a court here by Tihar Jail authorities in the excise 'scam' matter.

Kejriwal was produced before Special Judge Amitabh Rawat, where the CBI sought his custody to interrogate him.

The AAP leader was interrogated by the agency inside Tihar Jail on Tuesday evening.

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