Court summons Vijaykanth in defamation case - The New Indian Express

Court summons Vijaykanth in defamation case

Published: 09th November 2012 04:45 PM

Last Updated: 04th February 2013 02:09 PM

 A court here today ordered issue of summons to DMDK chief and Leader of the Opposition in Tamil Nadu Assembly Vijaykanth to appear before it on December 6 in connection with a defamation case filed against him by the state government.

Nilgiris District Public Prosecutor Ananthakrishnan submitted that Vijaykanth during a meeting here on August 22 had made some alleged derogatory remarks against Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, damaging her reputation.

When the case came up today, District Sessions Judge Premkumar ordered issuance of summons to Vijaykanth to appear before him on December 6.

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