Rahul Gandhi was final week granted bail by a Patna courtroom in a defamation case filed by Sushil Modi
Rahul Gandhi will seem earlier than an Ahmedabad courtroom at the moment in reference to a defamation case filed by a BJP member who alleged the Congress chief made derogatory statements towards Amit Shah throughout an election rally in Madhya Pradesh in April. That is Mr Gandhi’s fourth time in courtroom prior to now month.
Rahul Gandhi, on April 23, attacked Amit Shah citing an outdated homicide case by which the BJP chief was discharged 5 years in the past. He additionally levelled corruption allegations towards Mr Shah’s son, Jay Shah.
“Homicide accused BJP President Amit Shah….waah! kya shaan hai (Wow, what majesty)… Have you ever heard Jay Shah’s identify? He’s a magician, he made Rs. 50,000 into Rs. 80 crore in three months,” Mr Gandhi had mentioned.
Amit Shah had been named in a case involving the alleged faux encounter of a gangster, Sohrabuddin Sheikh, which came about in 2005. Nonetheless, in 2014, a courtroom had dominated there was not sufficient proof towards him to advantage a trial. Final 12 months, the Bombay Excessive Court docket dismissed a petition towards the CBI’s resolution to not problem the trial courtroom’s order.
Rahul Gandhi, 49, had final week been granted bail by a Patna courtroom in reference to a defamation case filed by Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi for allegedly saying “all thieves have the surname Modi”, at an election rally in Maharashtra.
“I have a question. Why do all the thieves have Modi in their names? Be it Nirav Modi, Lalit Modi or Narendra Modi? We don’t know how many more such Modis will come out,” he mentioned.
After getting bail Mr Gandhi took time without work from his schedule to go to a restaurant within the metropolis’s Maurya Lok Place that served South Indian meals.
Mr Gandhi can be on account of seem in a Surat courtroom in a associated defamation case filed by Gujarat lawmaker Purnesh Modi.
Rahul Gandhi additionally appeared in a Mumbai courtroom final week, the place he pleaded not responsible in a defamation case filed by an RSS employee over feedback allegedly linking journalist Gauri Lankesh’s killing with “BJP-RSS ideology”. He was granted bail on surety of Rs.15,000.
The trial date has been set for September 22 and Rahul Gandhi has been granted exemption from subsequent appearances.
Mr Gandhi’s subsequent courtroom look can be in Ahmedabad – on July 12 – in reference to a defamation case filed by the Ahmedabad District Cooperative Financial institution (ADCB).
Mr Gandhi and Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala had alleged the financial institution was concerned in a rip-off to transform scrapped notes price Rs 745.59 crores 5 days after the demonetization announcement on November 8, 2016.
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