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    Arvind Kejriwal's first reaction after arrest: "Even if I'm inside jail, my life dedicated to nation"

    The Hawk
    March22/ 2024
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    Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi's CM, asserts his unwavering dedication to the nation amidst his recent arrest by the ED over an excise policy-linked money laundering case.

    Arvind Kejriwal Rouse Avenue Court

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said his life is dedicated to the nation whether he is inside jail or outside jail.

    The Enforcement Directorate on Friday produced Kejriwal in the Rouse Avenue court here and sought his 10-day custody in an excise policy-linked money laundering case.

    "My life is dedicated to the service of the nation whether I am inside or outside (jail)," Kejriwal told TV9 Network while he was being produced in the court.

    This was Kejriwal's first reaction after being arrested by the ED on Thursday night.

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