Patiala House Court takes cognizance of Defamation Complaint against Priya Ramani by MJ Akbar

Shruti Mahajan October 18 2018
MJ Akbar

The Patiala House Court today took cognizance of the criminal defamation complaint filed by former Union Minister MJ Akbar against journalist Priya Ramani.

The defamation complaint filed under sections 499 and 500 of the Indian penal code (IPC) was heard by the additional chief metropolitan magistrate (ACMM) Samar Vishal.

Senior counsel Geeta Luthra and Advocate Sandeep Kapur appeared for Akbar and amde submissions regarding cause of actions as well to establish the Court's jurisdiction.

The Court, taking cognizance of the complaint has . . .

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