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Satyendar files defamation case against Mishra, Sirsa

  • Satyendar files defamation case against Mishra, Sirsa
    Summary: Mr. Jain also accused a Hindi daily of publishing the “libellous and slanderous statements” made by Mr. Sirsa. ‘Irreparable damage’Mr. Jain said his family members and many people from his constituency had questioned him after these “baseless” allegations were made by Mr. Mishra. He added that Mr. Mishra had contacted the media instead of approaching the investigating authorities. This, Mr. Jain said, had caused irreparable damage to his reputation. In his complaint against Mr. Mishra, Mr. Jain said the sacked Minister had on May 7 told journalists that he had seen the Health Minister “hand over a bribe of ?2 crore to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on May 5”.

    Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain filed two separate criminal defamation complaints on Friday at the Tis Hazari courts against former Minister Kapil Mishra and BJP MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa for levelling graft charges against him. In his complaint against Mr. Mishra, Mr. Jain said the sacked Minister had on May 7 told journalists that he had seen the Health Minister “hand over a bribe of ?2 crore to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on May 5”. ‘Irreparable damage’ Mr.

    Jain said his family members and many people from his constituency had questioned him after these “baseless” allegations were made by Mr. Mishra. This, Mr.

    Source: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/satyendar-files-defamation-case-against-mishra-sirsa/article18511903.ece


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