A Delhi court docket on Tuesday summoned BJP chief Subramanian Swamy in a prison grievance filed by celebration’s spokesperson for Delhi Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga for allegedly defaming him.
Further Chief Metropolitan Justice of the Peace Dharmender Singh handed the order, saying there was ample floor for proceedings towards Swamy.
The grievance claimed that final September, Swamy falsely alleged that earlier than becoming a member of the BJP, Bagga was jailed many instances for petty crimes by New Delhi Mandir Marg Police Station.
The choose famous that Swamy posted a tweet on September 28, 2021. Nonetheless, in accordance with the testimony of Bagga made on oath, these allegations are false and have been made to hurt the status of complainant.
”Even sub-inspector Sandeep Kumar, Police Station Mandir Marg, has additionally corroborated the model of complainant… This clearly reveals that with out verifying the veracity of the assertion, Swamy made the identical and in view of this court docket, stated assertion is ample to lift the cheap doubt in regards to the antecedents and character of complainant,” the court docket famous.
In view of allegations made within the grievance, testimonies of the witnesses and materials introduced on file by them, the court docket stated it was ”prima facie” glad that there have been ample grounds for summoning of Swamy as accused qua offence punishable beneath part 500 (defamation) IPC.