Reproducing chargesheet in reply filed during service case is not defamation: Madhya Pradesh High Court

The Court said a respondent or a defendant in a matter is always permitted to take all “plausible” defence in the judicial proceedings.
 Indore Bench- MP High Court
Indore Bench- MP High Court

The Madhya Pradesh High Court recently held that when a reply filed by a litigant in a service case contains the contents of a chargesheet prepared during departmental proceedings, it would not constitute the offence of defamation. [Dr. Pawan Kumar v. MK Sinha]

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