Defamation case; Court sentences Rahul Gandhi to two years jail term

In the defamation case, a court in Gujarat on Thursday sentenced Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to two years in jail. The incident happend on 2019.

The court of Chief Judicial Magistrate HH Varma, which held Gandhi guilty under Indian Penal Code sections 499 and 500, also granted him bail and suspended the sentence for 30 days to allow him to appeal in a higher court, the Congress leader’s lawyer Babu Mangukiya said. Gandhi was present in the court when the verdict was pronounced.

The Lok Sabha MP from Wayanad made the remarks while addressing a rally at Kolar in Karnataka ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

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