Manish Sisodia was arrested on Sunday, after an eight-hour questioning session by the Central Bureau of Investigation, which is probing alleged irregularities in the now-scrapped Delhi excise policy.
Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia, who was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation after eight hours of questioning in the now-scrapped excise policy case, will be produced before a special CBI court at Rouse Avenue on Monday.
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Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has also decided to take to the streets across the country against the arrest of Sisodia. AAP’s national general secretary Sandeep Pathak said they will protest across the country.
The party will also stage protests at the Bharatiya Janata Party’s headquarters at the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg in the national capital at around 12pm. The party is also likely to hold protests in Gujarat’s Gandhinagar, Haryana’s Rohtak, Noida, and other places, reports indicated
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After Manish Sisodia’s arrest, immediate challenges before Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia became the second Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader to be arrested on graft charges following former health minister Satyendar Jain’s arrest last year. The arrest of Arvind Kejriwal’s most trusted lieutenant, Sisodia, who holds as many as 18 of the total 33 departments, could be a massive setback for the Delhi chief minister’s plan to expand the party.
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‘What is the BJP afraid of?’: AAP
The Aam Aadmi Party Monday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for deploying a large number of security forces outside its office and asked what the BJP was afraid of. In a tweet in Hindi, the party said:”After arresting Manish Sisodia ji yesterday in a fake case, PM Modi has again deployed a large number of security forces outside AAP’s office today. What is the BJP afraid of? Your end at the hands of AAP? (sic)”
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AAP to protest across India against Manish Sisodia’s arrest in liquor policy case
Aam Aadmi Party to hit roads and stage protests across the country on Monday against the arrest of Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia in connection with the alleged Delhi liquor excise policy case.