Jethmalani to defend Kejriwal against Jaitley

New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Noted lawyer Ram Jethmalani will defend Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in the defamation suit filed by union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the Delhi High Court.

“He (Jethmalani) will appear for Kejriwal and other AAP leaders in the Delhi High Court,” a government source said on Monday.

Jaitley on Monday filed the defamation suit against Kejriwal and sought Rs.10 crore in damages for accusing him of corruption when he headed Delhi’s cricket board.

Kejriwal, meanwhile, said he and his party cannot be intimidated.