Badly trapped Kejriwal and Sanjay Singh, Ahmedabad court summoned in defamation case, know what is the whole matter
Ahmedabad. A hearing was held in the Metro Court of Ahmedabad on Tuesday in a defamation case related to maligning the image of Gujarat University in the matter of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s degree. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Sanjay Singh are accused in this case. Summons were sent to both in the past but both did not appear, another summon has been issued during the hearing on Tuesday.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been fined for the degree of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, but now his trouble seems to be increasing again. This time Gujarat University has filed a case against Arvind Kejriwal and Sanjay Singh for maligning the image of the university. During the hearing in the same case, summons has been issued to both of them to be present in Ahmedabad Metro Court on coming 7th June.
Gujarat University’s counsel Amit Nayak said that it seems that there was not much clarity in the previous summons, therefore the judge has issued an order to issue fresh summons to both the accused along with the copy of the complaint. Now the next hearing will be on June 7.
this is the case
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Aam Aadmi Party Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh were on April 15 slapped with criminal defamation charges against Gujarat University by an Ahmedabad court for allegedly making sarcastic and defamatory statements against Gujarat University over Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s degree. Summons was issued on the complaint of. In the court of Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate of Ahmedabad, Jayesh Chowtia, on Tuesday issued an order to issue summons against both the Aam Aadmi Party leaders.
On the complaint of Piyush Patel of Gujarat University, the court had issued summons against Kejriwal for having a prima facie case under Section 500 (defamation) of the IPC. The court had also ordered the removal of the word Chief Minister from Kejriwal’s name in the title of the case. The court said that he had given this statement in private.
The remarks by Kejriwal and Sanjay Singh came after the Gujarat High Court ordered the Chief Information Commissioner to ask Gujarat University to provide information about PM Narendra Modi’s degree.
According to the complainant, both of them made derogatory statements in a press conference and on Twitter handles, targeting the university over PM Modi’s degree. According to the complainant, his comments targeting Gujarat University are defamatory and bring down the reputation of the institution which has established its name among the people.
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