Arvind Kejriwal and Sanjay Singh Move Gujarat HC Against Sessions Court's Refusal To Quash Summons Against Them
Kerjriwal and Singh have challenged the 14 September order of the Additional Sessions Judge, JM Brahmbhatt who had dismissed the review application in this matter
The Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal and the Sanjay Singh, Member of Parliament have moved the Gujarat High Court against the refusal of the Sessions Court to quash the summons against them for making defamatory statements that relates to the academic degrees of Narendra Modi, Prime Minister.
Kerjriwal and Singh have challenged the 14 September order of the Additional Sessions Judge, JM Brahmbhatt who had dismissed the review application in this matter.
This case is related to a defamation complaint filed by the Gujarat University against Kejriwal and Singh for defaming the institution. The two had allegedly defamed the University for not disclosing the degre of Narendra Modi.
The Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate( ACMM) had upheld that the comments were defamatory and summoned both of them. This was based on oral and digital evidences.
The High Court had upheld that the University need not disclose the degree of the Prime Minister and the High Court imposed a fine of Rs. 25,000 on Kejriwal.
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