Ashutosh vs Arun Jaitley & Ors. on 3 June, 2016

2. The appellant is defendant No.2. The plaintiff is respondent No.1.
Other respondents were the co-defendants. Counsel appeared for the
contesting respondent yesterday and arguments were heard.

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3. As per the plaint, the political party of which the defendants are
members of is a political opponent of the party to which the plaintiff
belongs. It is pleaded that it is in public knowledge that since December,
2013 the plaintiff was not the president of DDCA. As per the plaint, when
the Central Bureau of Investigation conducted a search in the Secretariat of
the Government of NCT of Delhi on December 15, 2015, a malicious
propaganda of disseminating false information was orchestrated in which the
defendants made statements which are defamatory of the plaintiff and his
family and false to their knowledge. In various sub-paras of para 5 of the
plaint the statements said to be defamatory, used by the defendants, have
been extracted.

Source: Indian Kanoon

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