DDCA files defamation cases against Kejriwal, Azad

New Delhi: Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) on Saturday filed defamation cases against the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and BJP MP Kirti Azad for allegedly making defamatory statements against the cricket body for misusing funds.

“We (DDCA) have filed civil defamation suits against Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and Kirti Azad seeking Rs 2.5 crores as damages from each of them for their defamatory remarks against us," DDCA treasurer Ravinder Manchanda said.

Advocate Sangram Patnaik also confirmed that the defamation suits have been filed seeking Rs 2.5 crore damages against both of them.

Earlier, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley filed civil and criminal defamation cases against Delhi CM and five other AAP leaders for allegedly issuing false and defamatory against him and his family.

He has sought damages of Rs 10 crore from them.

News24 Bureau