Defama­tion Case Against Saritha

The Economic Times - - Pure Politics -

KOCHI: The Chief Min­is­ter Oomen Chandy has filed a defama­tion case against the so­lar scam ac­cused Saritha S Nair. The crim­i­nal defama­tion case has been filed against Saritha Nair and 4 jour­nal­ists from 2 lo­cal TV chan­nels. The case has been filed in the Er­naku­lam Chief Ju­di­cial Mag­is­trate Court. The case will come up for hear­ing on 28 th of next month.The pe­ti­tion al­leges crim­i­nal con­spir­acy to de­fame the chief min­is­ter by rais­ing base­less al­le­ga­tions. The al­le­ga­tions have been raised at a time the elec­tions are round the cor­ner. The al­le­ga­tions of sex­ual ex­ploita­tion raised by Saritha are part of the con­spir­acy, the pe­ti­tion filed by the CM said. -

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