The City Public Prosecutor said the case was filed as Elangovan's remarks were defamatory in nature.

TN govt files criminal defamation case against Elangovan for remarks against Jaya
news TN2016 Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 17:07

The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday filed a criminal defamation case against TNCC chief E V K S Elangovan for his alleged remarks against Chief Minister Jayalalithaa.

City Public Prosecutor M L Jegan filed the case before the Principal Sessions Court.

According to the CPP, Elangovan had allegedly made the remarks in an interview to a TV channel on April 30.

The City Public Prosecutor said the case was filed as Elangovan's remarks were defamatory in nature.

On May 11, the government had filed a criminal defamation case against Elangovan for his alleged remarks against Governor K Rosaiah.

 

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