Arvind Kejriwal approaches court to get regular bail

Arvind Kejriwal, facing a money laundering case, has sought regular bail. The Supreme Court, noting the general elections, granted him interim bail until June 1st and directed his return to jail on June 2nd. His request for an extension for medical checks was declined. The Supreme Court is yet to announce its decision on his challenge against the arrest and remand.

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Arvind Kejriwal, Chief Minister Delhi

Delhi’s Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has filed a regular bail petition before a court in Delhi in connection with a money laundering case related to the alleged excise policy scam. He was directed to be released on interim bail till 1st June by the Supreme Court in view of the ongoing general elections.

The top court had directed him to surrender back to Tihar Jail on 2nd June. Recently, the Supreme Court registry had refused to accept the application moved by him seeking a seven-day extension of interim bail to undergo medical examinations.

The top court on 17th  May had reserved its verdict on Kejriwal's petition challenging his arrest and subsequent remand by the federal anti-money laundering agency in the excise policy case.