Charges framed against Tytler for defaming Phoolka

  • IANS, None, New Delhi
  • Updated: Mar 02, 2015 16:33 IST

A Delhi court framed charges against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler on Monday in a defamation case filed by advocate HS Phoolka, who represented the victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

Additional chief metropolitan magistrate Gaurav Rao framed defamation charges against Tytler, hearing a plaintiff filed by Phoolka.

Phoolka had filed the complaint in 2006, alleging that the Congress leader had made derogatory remarks about him in a news programme aired Sep 7, 2004.

Tytler pleaded not guilty and claimed trial. The court listed the matter for May 2 to record evidence in the case.

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