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    Arvind Kejriwal’s Plea against ED LIVE Updates: Delhi CM’s speech on voting for the ‘broom’ to retain his freedom was merely an ‘assumption’, SC says

    Arvind Kejriwal’s Plea against ED LIVE Updates: Delhi CM’s speech on voting for the ‘broom’ to retain his freedom was merely an ‘assumption’, SC says


    The investigating officer cannot ignore exculpatory material, will it not be a ground for bail then? Justice Datta asks

    Justice Datta says that while examining the evidence before him, an Investigating Officer (IO) has to be fair. The judge adds that an IO cannot ignore exculpatory material while only taking cognisance of incriminating material. 

    “If he ignores the latter (exculpatory evidence) absolutely and says I have reasons, would it not afford ground for bail?”, the judge asks. 

    Senior advocate Dr. AM Singhvi appearing for the Delhi CM had earlier alleged that non-incriminating prior statements of approvers are not a part of the court’s record. 

    NEW DELHI, 03/01/2023: A scene at Supreme Court, as the Supreme Court will on Friday hear a petition filed by Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) mayoral candidate Shelly Oberoi seeking timely election of mayor and deputy mayor in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD). A bench headed by Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud and comprising Justice Dipankar Datta took note of the submissions of senior advocate A M Singhvi, appearing for Oberoi, on early holding of the mayoral poll for MCD, in New Delhi on Friday Photo: Sushil Kumar Verma / The Hindu



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