Sewree Metropolitan Justice of the Peace Court docket in Mumbai on Tuesday granted bail to Bharatiya Janata Occasion (BJP) chief and former MP Kirit Somaiya in reference to a case filed by Earth NGO and its founder for the alleged defamatory statements in opposition to them.
The complainant Praveen Kalme`s lawyer Advocate Adnan Shaikh mentioned, “Kirit Somaiya had appeared earlier than Sewree Justice of the Peace Court docket right this moment as summoned by the court docket earlier final month to show his declare in opposition to Praveen Kalme. After showing earlier than the court docket, Somaiya was pleaded not responsible which is contradicting to his Twitter feeds.”
Advocate Adnan additional mentioned to reporters after the Court docket listening to, “The Justice of the Peace Court docket granted conditional bail on private bond of Rs 15,000. Bail could be cancelled in case of violations of the circumstances.”
Somaiya, whereas reacting on the bail mentioned, “Bail plea was heard on these defamation instances at Sewree Metropolitan Court docket right this moment. I’m launched on Private Bond.” He additional added, “Half a dozen such defamation instances/notices in opposition to me are by Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray-led authorities leaders. I’m not apprehensive about any investigation. Precise scammers (ghotalebaj) are scared and working away from the investigation.”
Earlier, final month, Court docket had issued two seperate defamation instances that had been filed by “Earth NGO” and one other by social activist Pravin Kalme in opposition to Kirit Somaiya for his alleged defamatory assertion in opposition to Kalme and Housing Minister Jitendra Awhad. On this matter, Somaiya tweeted, “Plea recorded in defamation instances at Sewree Court docket I’m launched on Private Bond. I’m not scared about such 6 defamation instances. Ghotalebaj Anil Deshmukh, Anad Adsul, Bhavna Gavli, Param Bir Singh, Anil Parab, Hasan Mushrif, Pratap Sarnaik….are working away from investigation.”
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