Delhi court issues warrant against Shazia Ilmi in defamation case
New Delhi – A Delhi court on Saturday issued bailable warrant against Aam Aadmi Party leader Shazia Ilmi for non-appearance in a defamation case filed by Kapil Sibal’s son Amit.
In his complaint, Amit Sibal had named AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal, Prashant Bhushan and Shazia Ilmi who had allged that Kapil Sibal had a conflict in seeking to revise a tax demand telecom major Vodafone.
Kejriwal had attacked former law minister Sibal over Vodafone tax case and said all the corrupt ministers have joined the Group of Ministers on CBI autonomy. “Kapil Sibal says he will sort out the tax liability on Vodafone and Hutchinson in an outside court settlement. We have learnt that Kapil Sibal’s son is Hutchinson’s lawyer,” Kejriwal had said. ”
While addressing a press conference, Kejriwal had asked, “The question arises whether a portion of Rs 2,000 crore has gone to Sibal.”
Prashant Bhushan noted that Hutchinson was bought by Vodafone in 2007 and most of it was done on capital gains.