Amit Shah summoned to Bengal court after Mamata Banerjee’s nephew sued him

 

Bengal 2021 Election: In a press briefing, attorney for Mamata Banerjee’s nephew, Abhishek Banerjee, Sanjay Basu, claimed that Amit Shah made certain defamatory statements against the member for Trinamool on August 11, 2018, during a BJP rally at Mayo Road in Kolkata.

Kolkata: A designated West Bengal MP / MLA court today subpoenaed Union Home Minister Amit Shah to appear personally or through a lawyer before him on February 22 as part of a libel case brought against him by Trinamool Congressman Abhishek Banerjee.
The special judge of the MP / MLA court in Bidhannagar ordered Amit Shah “to appear in person / by litigant” at 10 am that day.

The judge ordered that Amit Shah’s presence either personally or through a lawyer is necessary to respond to a libel charge under section 500 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

In a press note, attorney for Mamata Banerjee’s nephew, Abhishek Banerjee, Sanjay Basu, claimed that Amit Shah made certain defamatory statements against the Trinamool MP on August 11, 2018, at a BJP rally in Mayo Road in Kolkata.

 

Source – PTI