The government has filed a defamation complaint against DMDK leader Vijayakanth’s wife Premalatha, who was also chairperson of Captain TV, for telecasting a news item which allegedly defamed Chief Minister Jayalalithaa.

In his complaint in the Principal Sessions Court here, the City Public Prosecutor said the news report aired on June 29 was in derogatory nature. Apart from L.K. Sudish, managing director of the TV, a news reader and two news editors were cited as accused. — Staff Reporter

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