India’s star wrestler Bajrang Punia will get bail from Delhi Courtroom in a legal defamation case filed by coach Naresh Dahiya on Thursday. The latter had accused the wrestler of damaging his identify and picture together with his statements through the wrestlers’ protest in opposition to former WFI chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.
Punia missed the primary three hearings however appeared in Delhi courtroom on Thursday. The courtroom granted him bail and has set the subsequent listening to for March 5.
“Bajrang had sought exemption from bodily look and missed the primary three hearings. He appeared bodily at this time and the courtroom has granted him bail. The following date for listening to is March 5,” Rajesh Kumar Rexwal, who represented Dahiya, advised PTI after the courtroom’s resolution on Thursday.
Earlier in August, coach Naresh Dahiya registered a criticism and accused Bajrang and different wrestlers of constructing defamatory remarks throughout a speech at Delhi’s Jantar Mantar on Might 10. Courtroom had summoned the Tokyo Olympic medalist on September 6 however the latter sought exemption from bodily look.
“On a consideration of the criticism, supporting paperwork and pre-summoning proof, I’m of the prima facie view that every one the elements of defamation are made out. It seems that the assertion made within the press convention was a results of malicious intent and was not made in good religion. In view of the identical, let accused, particularly, Bajrang Punia be summoned for the fee of offence punishable beneath Part 499 learn with Part 500 (each coping with legal defamation) of the IPC,” Metropolitan Justice of the Peace Yashdeep Chahal had mentioned in August.
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