Rahul Gandhi granted bail in defamation case by Bihar court

Rahul Gandhi granted bail in defamation case by Bihar court
File Photo of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was on Saturday granted bail bya court in connection with a defamation case filed by Bihar Deputy ChiefMinister Sushil Kumar Modi.

The Patna civil court granted the bail to Gandhi, agovernment lawyer said.

In April, Modi filed a defamation case against Gandhi forhis statement "all thieves have Modi as their surnames".

The senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader had filed thecase in the CJM court in Patna under Section 500 of the IPC alleging him ofdefaming and hurting the sentiments of people with Modi surnames.

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