Kejriwal suggested that Jaitley should instead cooperate with the Commission of Inquiry formed by the Delhi government to probe the alleged irregularities in the Delhi and District Cricket Association.

"Jaitley should not try to scare us by filing cases against us. Our battle against corruption shall continue. Jaitley ji should cooperate with the Commission of Inquiry and prove his innocence there," Kejriwal tweeted. Jaitley today filed both civil and criminal defamation cases against Kejriwal and five other AAP leaders for allegedly defaming him and sought Rs 10 crores in damages and their prosecution for offences that entails a punishment of upto two years in jail.

The Chief Minister's decision to brazen it out became clear last night itself as the other AAP leaders named by Jaitley in his defamation suit had stuck to their guns and continued to target the Finance Minister.

"Setting aside his ministerial responsibilities, Jaitley ji is making the rounds of the courts. But we won't let the matter get buried this time around. We will continue to hold him corrupt in DDCA affairs," AAP leader Sanjay Singh cited. Jaitley should not 'threaten' us with jail and should instead focus on replying to the specific queries raised by us, Ashutosh said.

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