The Delhi court directed Delhi police to file a complaint against Arvind Kejriwal and seeks for lodging of an FIR against him for misleading the people by saying that the municipal corporations were not under the state’s control.
Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Munish Markan called for the report from the police station after the complainant’s counsel presented the matter. The complainant Brijesh Shukla said in the court that the Delhi Government has spent over Rs 42 lakh for the advertisements in over 20 newspapers. He added that these ads were misleading and need to be removed.
Complaint against Arvind Kejriwal by Brijesh Shukla, man who threw ink at Manish Sisodia
The complainant’s counsel argued in the court that such advertisements were being published for misleading teh masses and “spread lies”. Furthermore, it adds to the wasteful expenditure incurred by the government which is a wastage of public’s money. As per the complaint, the full-page advertisements published in the newspapers in October 2015 by Arvind Kejriwal government stated that it is wrong to assume that the municipal corporation of Delhi falls under the administration of the Delhi government.
“In November 2015, I filed an RTI with Delhi government which in its reply has said that the corporations are under its control. Action should be initiated against him (Kejriwal) for misleading people and spending public money for spreading lies”, complainant Brijesh Shukla said.
He said that he had earlier registered complaints with the Deputy Commissioner of Police and the Lieutenant Governor for lodging of an FIR, however, no action was taken by them.
Brijesh Shukla had earlier thrown ink at Manish Sisodia outside lieutenant governor’s office in September last year. His counsel had told the court that there were three criminal cases aginst Brijesh Shukla, one has been quashed by the court.