Arvind Kejriwal writes to Delhi LG, wants taxpayers to foot Ram Jethmalani’s Rs 3.86 cr legal battle bill in personal case

By: | Updated: April 4, 2017 10:36 AM

In another shocking revelation, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal seems to have written to the Lieutenant Governor asking to use public money to pay Rs 3.86 crore of his legal bills.

kejriwal scam, times now kejriwal, kejriwal exposed, Arvind kejriwal uses public money, kejriwal defamation case, kerjriwal Rs 3.86 croreThe report states that Arvind Kejriwal is demanding Rs 3.86 crore of public money to fight a personal legal battle. (Twitter)

In another shocking revelation, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal seems to have written to the Lieutenant Governor asking to use public money to pay Rs 3.86 crore of his legal bills. According to a report by Times Now, the amount is to be paid to lawyers such as Ram Jethmalani to represent the Chief Minister in all the defamation cases filed against him. It must be noted that Ram Jethmalani’s retainer is Rs 1 crore and his appearance fee per court visit is Rs 22 lakh.

The report states that Arvind Kejriwal is demanding Rs 3.86 crore of public money to fight a personal legal battle. Meanwhile, the General Administration Department had told the Lt Gov that it was necessary for the administrative department to engage Ram Jethmalani to represent the Chief Minister in court. Meanwhile, the LG seems to have sought expert opinion on the matter. Times Now claims to be in the possession of documents that reveal the huge amount of public money that Kejriwal has paid to high-end lawyers to fight personal legal cases against him.

Earlier last week, the Delhi Chief Minister had been accused of corruption when reports stated that he had constituted a feedback unit which had used Rs 50,000 from the public exchequer for spying services. The report had suggested that the Delhi government had conducted only one sting operation, that too on a school, but it had been kept a secret from the Vigilance Department and the Delhi Police. It was also reported that the Kejriwal-government had given a fake name of an ACB personnel. The feedback unit formed by the Kejriwal-led AAP government had not even reported to the Vigilance Department as per the rules. This is the 3rd case in recent memory that has been developing against the Delhi Chief Minister.

 

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