Tamil Nadu

Court stays defamation case against Kanimozhi

The Madras High Court on Thursday stayed all further proceedings in a defamation case pending against Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam leader Kanimozhi before the Principal District and Sessions Court in Villupuram for having criticised Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami during a protest meet at Tindivanam on September 18.

Justice P. Rajamanickam granted the interim stay on a petition filed by her to quash the case preferred by the public prosecutor. She claimed that her speech had been misquoted to lodge a complaint of defamation by misuing the office of the public prosecutor for political gains.


Our code of editorial values

This article is closed for comments.
Please Email the Editor

Printable version | Jan 19, 2022 10:16:09 AM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/court-stays-defamation-case-against-kanimozhi/article27228852.ece

Next Story