10 Lakhs Costs imposed on Vishal Dadlani, Tehseen Poonwalla for Tweets mocking Jain Monk [Read Judgment]

Meera Emmanuel May 1 2019
jain monk - Vishal Dadlani and Tehseen poonwalla

In an odd turn of events, the Punjab and Haryana High Court recently found it appropriate to impose Rs 10 lakhs as costs each on musician Vishal Dadlani and political activist Tehseen Poonwalla for a series of tweets in 2016 mocking Jain monk Tarun Sagar, although the Court admitted that no criminal offence was made out in the case.

The judgment passed to this effect by Justice Arvind Singh Sangwan  on Monday states,

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