Gandhi is more likely to stay current within the classes court docket when the plea shall be filed difficult the decrease court docket’s order
Surat: Congress chief Rahul Gandhi will on Monday file an attraction earlier than a court docket in Surat in Gujarat towards his conviction in a legal defamation case.
Gandhi is more likely to stay current within the classes court docket when the plea shall be filed difficult the decrease court docket’s order sentencing him to 2 years in jail, sources stated on Sunday.
“A petition difficult the decrease court docket order shall be filed within the classes court docket of Surat on Monday, with Rahul Gandhi remaining current,” a member of his authorized group stated requesting anonymity.
Senior state and nationwide leaders of the Congress will accompany him to Surat, sources stated.
The court docket of Chief Judicial Justice of the Peace HH Varma right here had on March 23 convicted Gandhi and sentenced him to 2 years in jail in a 2019 legal defamation case filed towards him over his Modi surname remarks.
It had held 52-year-old Gandhi responsible below Indian Penal Code (IPC) sections 499 and 500.
The court docket had additionally granted him bail and suspended the sentence for 30 days to attraction in the next court docket.
Gandhi was on March 24 disqualified from the Lok Sabha following his conviction by the Surat court docket within the legal defamation case.