Delhi Court Summons CM Arvind Kejriwal in YouTube Video Defamation Case
Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal directed Kejriwal to appear before the court on August 7.
Regarding Kejriwal, Sankrityayan said that he re-tweeted the video from his twitter account without checking the authenticity of the video.
The court said that "allegations in the video are prima facie defamatory and refers to complainant Vikas Sankrityayan making him an aggrieved person".
"Therefore, in view of the discussion there exists sufficient grounds to proceed against the respondent Arvind Kejriwal under section 500 (defamation) IPC.
"Accordingly, Kejriwal is summoned for commission of offence of defamation...," the court said.