Jharkhand Chief Minister Files Rs 100 Crore Defamation Case Against BJP MP Nishikant Dubey

Hemant Soren has claimed damages within the sum of Rs 100 crores towards every of the respondents. (File)

Ranchi:

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren has filed a Rs 100 crores defamation go well with in Ranchi Civil Court docket towards BJP MP Dr Nishikant Dubey for allegedly hurting his picture by way of social media.

The defamation go well with was filed towards Mr Dubey on August 4.

Within the case together with the MP, Twitter Communications India Non-public Restricted and Fb India On-line Companies Non-public Restricted have been made the events as respondents 1 and a couple of. 

Hemant Soren has claimed damages within the sum of Rs 100 crores towards every of the respondents.

Mr Dubey has been attacking Hemant Soren on numerous issues on social media platforms. 

Lately, he took to Twitter and accused “Soren of raping and abducting a girl in Mumbai in 2013”. Responding to this, whereas tagging Mr Dubey, Hemant Soren mentioned that he would reply to his allegations by way of a authorized channel.

Within the go well with, it has been mentioned that “since July 27, 2020 Nishikant Dubey has been publishing defamatory statements”, attacking Mr Soren “maliciously to carry him into public scandal, odium, contempt and hatred and tarnishing his status” that he even went to the extent of publishing it on social media.

Twitter Communications India Non-public Restricted and Fb India On-line Companies Non-public Restricted have been made the respondent as a result of they allegedly didn’t block or withdraw the posting of such derogatory posts understanding {that a} complainant is an individual of reputation, as per the go well with.

A quick listening to was achieved on August 5 and the following listening to can be on August 22.

On August 6, Dr Nishikant Dubey once more took the social media to nook Mr Soren. 

“Mr Chief Minister allegation of rape and abduction was put by some woman in Mumbai and you might be submitting instances towards me as an alternative of her. Thanks for giving me an opportunity to combat towards Chief Minister like Saryu Roy,” he tweeted in Hindi. 

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