Defamation Case: Chandigarh District Court issues bailable warrants against Punjab’s former deputy CM Sukhbir Badal

Defamation Case: Chandigarh District Court issues bailable warrants against Punjab’s former deputy CM Sukhbir Badal

The District Court of Chandigarh on Tues issued bailable warrants against former Deputy Chief Minister of Punjab and unhappy leader, Sukhbir Singh Badal, during a defamation case filed by Rajinder Pal Singh of Akhand Kirtani Jatha.

The bailable warrants are issued by the Court of extra Chief Judicial adjudicator (ACJM) Tejpartap Singh Randhawa. The elaborated order copy is nonetheless to be free by the court, whereas the matter is regular for hearing on Gregorian calendar month twenty seven. The court had earlier summoned Badal within the matter and a notice was additionally issued to him.

Advocate PIP Singh, the counsel of plaintiff, contended within the court that Sukhbir Singh Badal had given a press release to the enquiry officer and mentioned his address as house range 256, Sector 9, Chandigarh. The statement was signed by Sukhbir Singh Badal– so, he’s cognizant of the proceedings and is deliberately evading them.

Complainant Rajinder Pal Singh, a resident of Mohali, had filed a case against Sukhbir Singh Badal beneath the Section 499 (Defamation) of the IPC in 2017. The plaintiff had submitted within the court that he had been serving the sikh community through a spiritual organisation, Akhand Kirtani Jatha, and he has been the chief proponent of the organisation for the past ten years. He aforementioned that he and therefore the aforementioned organisation are criticising the govt. of Punjab over its failure in stopping the painful violation of the Guru Granth, besides distinguishing the important culprits behind act.

Singh alleged that because of these reasons, Sukhbir Singh Badal had a grudge against him. He said, thus, on Gregorian calendar month four, 2017, once the Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal visited his house in morning hours, defendant Badal gave a press release to the media that the Akhand Kirtani Jatha are the political front of the most important terrorist outfit, Babbar religion International, and therefore the matter was revealed wide.

Singh in his petition had additionally mentioned the statement given by Badal to the media, that scan as, “…Kejriwal involves Punjab and starts liaisiing with radicals. The day before yesterday he was having breakfast with Akhand Kirtani Jatha that is that the political front of Babbar religion International, the most important terrorist organisation…”

Singh declared that the statement given by Badal was groundless, slanderous, defamatory, with the aim of deliberately defaming him, and because of this, a well wisher and his friend had taunted him by occupation him a terrorist within the presence of their different friends.

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