Arvind Kejriwal vs K Kavitha in ED custody? Delhi excise case bound for new revelations

Kavitha was allegedly a key member of 'South Group'. As per the ED, she paid kickbacks of Rs 100 crore to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's AAP in return for favours-under the now-scrapped excise policy for 2021-22.

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In the Delhi excise policy case, Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) leader K Kavitha and Delhi's chief minister Arvind Kejriwal were interrogated face to face by ED. 

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) Kavitha was arrested from Hyderabad on March 15, while Kejriwal was arrested on Thursday in the liquor policy case. 

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) had earlier claimed to have established a link between the South Group, Kavitha and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) while investigating the Delhi excise policy case. 

Interrogated on video recording

According to media reports, BRS leader K Kavitha and Delhi's CM Arvind Kejriwal were interrogated on video recording. 

Meanwhile, Kavitha was allegedly a key member of 'South Group'. As per the ED, she paid kickbacks of Rs 100 crore to Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's AAP in return for favours-under the now-scrapped excise policy for 2021-22. 

What is South Group? 

According to the Enforcement Directorate, the so-called 'South Group', the liquor cartel, comprised Telangana MLC Kavitha, Sarath Reddy, Magunta Srinivasulu Reddy, his son Raghav Magunta, and others.

Delhi HC dismisses PIL 

In a recent update, the Delhi High Court dismisses Public Interest Litigation (PIL) praying for the removal of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal from holding the post of chief minister position. 
The court refused for judicial interference.