Rahul Gandhi sentenced for two years jail in a defamation case
New Delhi: A Surat Court pronounced a two years jail term to Wayanad MP & former AICC Chief Rahul Gandhi on Thursday. The Court gave its verdict on the remarks made by Rahul Gandhi against Narendra Modi in Surat in a campaign in 2019, saying ‘How come all thieves have the common surname Modi?’
Later BJP MLA and former Gujarat minister Purnesh Modi filed a defamation case against Rahul Gandhi about his remarks surname Modi. The Court granted bail to Rahul Gandhi for 30 days to file appeal in the Higher Court and suspended the implementation of the judgement for 30 days.
Targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his surname Modi, which he shares with fugitive businessmen Nirav Modi and Lalit Modi in 2019. Congress party said attempts to silence Rahul will not help, we will fight the case. The Court’s order puts him at risk of disqualification as a MP under the law. According to the sources in the Congress have conceded the point and said Gandhi will not be attending parliament till his appeal is heard.