Santiago Martin Serves Notice on VS; Rs 10 Cr Damages Sought

Published: 03rd August 2014 08:28 AM  |   Last Updated: 03rd August 2014 08:28 AM   |  A+A-

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Santiago Martin, the lottery king and  director of the Future Gaming Solutions Pvt. Ltd and proprietor of the Martin Lottery  Agencies Limited, has served a legal notice on Opposition leader V S Achuthanandan demanding  an apology for making derogatory statements against him and his lottery business during a press conference VS had convened on January  17, 2011, while he was the Chief Minister. 

It is through Santiago Martin’s advocate  Asangala Walling, (High Court, Kohima Bench of the Guwahati High Court) that the notice was  served.  In the notice, it is alleged that V S Achuthanandan’s remarks and comments against his client and lottery business in a derogatory manner was  “totally ill-befitting from the office and position of the then Chief Minister of the state.” He wanted VS to tender an unconditional apology in writing and publish press statements in all major newspapers and payment of a sum of `10 crore as damages and compensations for mental agony, pain, sufferings and other causes to  be enumerated at the appropriate state.

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