An area court docket right here has issued summons to Sunil Mawa who runs a civil society group – Jammu and Kashmir Reconciliation Entrance – after he allegedly made defamatory remarks towards former chief minister of the state Farooq Abdullah and others. A grievance was filed by provincial president of the Nationwide Convention Nasir Aslam Wani earlier than Chief Judicial Justice of the Peace Farooq Ahmed Bhat alleging that Mawa had given an interview to an internet portal during which he had made derogatory remarks towards Abdullah, his son Omar and the complainant.
The court docket after listening to the matter on Wednesday ordered that summons be served to Mawa and posted the matter for April 6. “Perused the contents of the grievance together with the statements of the complainant and the identifier, accordingly I’m happy that cognisance in respect of the offence beneath part 500 IPC (defamation) must be taken towards the accused.
“Due to this fact the cognisance within the stated offence is taken, as such a summons is issued to the accused for his look earlier than this court docket on subsequent date of listening to. Let the summons be despatched to SHO Police Station Karan Nagar, Srinagar for execution upon the accused together with a replica of the grievance,” the order stated. Mawa had made private allegations towards the NC leaders and even gone to the extent of their character assassination, it’s alleged.
Wani’s counsel stated that naked perusal of the contents of the excerpted feedback, it’s manifest that the feedback made are ”not solely vile, reckless, unsubstantiated however are additionally completely uncouth and per se defamatory and disparaging and have incorrigibly tarnished and harmed the fame goodwill and public picture of the complainant herein”. It’s averred that the defamatory, disparaging and scurrilous feedback made with malevolent intent and malicious design to show the complainant to public hatred, contempt and mock, a fortiori, are deleterious sufficient to hurt or injure incorrigibly the fame of the complainant, apart from reducing his picture earlier than most of the people, the grievance alleged.
In assist of the claims raised within the grievance, the assertion of the complainant together with the identifier has been recorded and kinds a part of the document, the court docket order stated.