Manish Sisodia sends notice to BJP MP for levelling corruption charges against him

Served through his counsel Mohd Irshad, Sisodia demanded that the BJP leader give a written apology within 24 hours of receiving the notice or face legal proceedings.

Published: 07th February 2020 08:48 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th February 2020 08:48 PM   |  A+A-

Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia during the Election Rally at Patparganj Vidhan Sabha.

Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia during the Election Rally at Patparganj Vidhan Sabha. (Photo|ANI)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday sent a legal notice to BJP MP Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma for levelling "baseless" corruption charges against him.

Served through his counsel Mohd Irshad, Sisodia demanded that the BJP leader give a written apology within 24 hours of receiving the notice or face legal proceedings, including prosecution for criminal defamation.

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In the notice, Irshad said during the press meeting addressed by Verma on February 7, he made "wholly false and defamatory statements" against his client.

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"In the offending publications, you (Verma) have stated that my client has indulged in corruption/bribery.

My client is complicit in the corruption/bribery alleged to have been committed by an officer on special duty with the office of the deputy chief minister..." the notice stated.

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