Will rahul gandhi lose the post of MP? 2yrs Jail...
Rahul gandhi is badly trapped in the Modi surname case. Gujarat's surat Sessions court has sentenced him to 2 years in this defamation case. In april 2019, rahul gandhi had said why all thieves have Modi as their surname. rahul gandhi has been sentenced by the court under sections 499 and 500 of the indian Penal Code. Under this case, someone can be punished for a maximum of 2 years only.
Chief Judicial Magistrate HH Verma sentenced him to 2 years in jail and also imposed a fine of Rs 15,000 on rahul Gandhi. The court found rahul gandhi guilty. The sentence was suspended on the petition of rahul gandhi and he got immediate bail. Within the next 30 days, he can take a stand against this decision in another court.
Rahul gandhi had said that why all thieves have only one surname Modi. bharatiya janata party MLA Purnesh Modi was annoyed by this statement of rahul gandhi, he filed a case against rahul gandhi in a court in Surat.
What did rahul gandhi say in the court?
When the judge asked rahul gandhi whether he had said this, rahul gandhi said that he did not intend to say this. rahul gandhi also refused to apologise. On behalf of rahul gandhi, his lawyer said that if no one has been harmed by his statement, then rahul gandhi should be punished at least.
What is the punishment given by the court?
The court has suspended the sentence of rahul Gandhi. rahul gandhi will have to approach the high court against the court's decision within 30 days. He has been sentenced under sections 499 and 599 of the IPC.