Gujarat High Court refuses to stay conviction of Rahul Gandhi in defamation case for remark on 'Modi' surname

Single-judge Justice Hemant Prachchhak said that no injustice would be caused to Gandhi if the conviction is not stayed.
Rahul Gandhi and Gujarat HC
Rahul Gandhi and Gujarat HC

The Gujarat High Court Friday refused to stay the conviction and two-year jail term imposed on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi by a Magistrate court in a criminal defamation case for his remark "All thieves have Modi surname" [Rahul Gandhi v Purnesh Modi].

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