Senior advocate Ram Jethmalani on Tuesday said that he will treat Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal as a poor client if he can’t pay my fees. “I charge only the rich but for poor, I work for free. All this is instigated by Mr.Jailtley who’s afraid of my cross-examination,” Jethmalani said.

Jethmalani further affirmed that the uproar has been created by Arun Jaitley because he apparently afraid of his cross-examination.

Arvind Kejriwal had reportedly asked permission to use the public money to pay his legal bills. Arvind Kejriwal owes a huge amount to Ram Jethmalani who is one of the most expensive lawyers of the country for representing him in the defamation case against Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

Kejriwal has also reportedly written to Lieutenant governor of Delhi seeking permission for the same. Kejriwal has asked the state government to pay Rs 1 Crore as retainer fee and Rs 22 Lakh per appearance fee for Jethmalani in the defamation case.

Kejriwal has asked the state government to pay Rs 1 Crore as retainer fee and Rs 22 Lakh per appearance fee for Jethmalani in the defamation case. Meanwhile, Ram Jethmalani who cross-examined Arun Jaitley in the court asked him how his reputation was hampered in “irreparable” manner?

Earlier on February 25, Kejriwal approached the Delhi High Court in order to seek the bank details of Arun Jaitley and his family members from the year 1999 to 2015. The Delhi Chief Minister went on to ask for his bank details and urged him to submit his bank statements and ledger books in the High Court.