Gujarat HC refuses to quash proceedings against The Wire in Jay Shah defamation plaint

Aditya AK January 9 2018

In an order passed yesterday, the Gujarat High Court dismissed an application filed by The Wire and its editors seeking to quash the defamation proceedings instituted by Jay Shah against the publication.

Justice JB Pardiwala, in his 107-page order, deemed it unfit to interfere with the matter at this stage, noting that the defendants would have the opportunity to make their case before the trial court.

By way of background, The Wire had published an article on October . . .

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