Sat. Mar 2nd, 2024


New Delhi- The Delhi High Court has refused to remain felony proceedings towards BJP chief Manjinder Singh Sirsa in a defamation case filed by the previous president of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee, Manjit Singh G.K.

Justice Swarana Kanta Sharma upheld the trial court docket’s order that maintained the summons issued to Sirsa by an ACMM court docket.

The court docket famous that, at this stage, it discovered no causes to remain the proceedings within the defamation case.

It stated that the trial court docket had examined the problem of FIR registration and simultaneous proceedings for defamation associated to a letter dated April 4, 2016.

“…this Court finds that the learned ASJ has examined in detail, the issue of registration of FIR in relation to letter dated 04.04.2016 and simultaneous proceedings in the present complaint case for commission of offence of defamation, ” the court docket stated.

The court docket clarified that its observations have been prima facie and shouldn’t be construed as an opinion on the deserves of the case.

In the case, Singh alleged that Sirsa and different accused people defamed him often via social media posts, movies, and press conferences.

The court docket acknowledged that the offence of defamation on this case was not a one-time occasion in 2020, and there was no infirmity with the trial court docket’s observations.

“…at this stage, this Court doesn’t discover any causes to remain the proceedings within the current grievance case, ” the court docket stated.

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