Ahmedabad: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Friday pleaded not responsible in a felony defamation go well with filed towards him for calling Union House Minister Amit Shah a “murder accused”.
The court docket of further chief metropolitan Justice of the Peace R B Etaliya additionally granted him bail on a bond of Rs 10,000.
Gandhis lawyer moved an software for private exemption of his shopper within the case after his not responsible plea was recorded by the court docket.
The court docket mounted the subsequent listening to on December 7, when it’ll additionally take up his private exemption software.
The felony defamation go well with was filed towards Gandhi for calling Shah a “murder accused” at an election rally in Jabalpur six months in the past.
In Might, the metropolitan Justice of the Peace had issued summons searching for Gandhi’s look within the go well with filed by BJP corporator Krishnavadan Brahmbhatt.
Gandhi’s jibe was slanderous as Shah was acquitted within the Sohrabuddin Shaikh pretend encounter case in 2015, the complainant mentioned.