The Delhi High Court on Friday disposed of a defamation complaint against state Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and suspended BJP lawmaker Kirti Azad filed by Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) after they settled the matter among themselves.Also Read - Maskup Delhi! Omicron's New Sub-Variant With More Transmissibility Detected Amid Spike in Cases
Kejriwal and Azad told Justice R.S. Endlaw that they were withdrawing the defamatory statements made against cricket body DDCA. Thereafter, DDCA said that it is withdrawing the defamation case filed against them. Also Read - Has COVID Fourth Wave Started in Delhi? City Records 2,495 New Cases, 7 Deaths In 24 Hours
Kejriwal’s lawyer Anupam Shrivastava said that a letter was sent to DDCA where it was stated that statements regarding functioning and finances of the cricket body have been withdrawn. Also Read - Should Delhi Close Schools Amid Spike in Covid Cases? Here's What Experts Suggest
The DDCA had sought damages from Kejriwal and Azad for making defamatory allegations against the body regarding financial irregularities and corruption in selections at the junior level.