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SC dismisses Congress leader's conviction in defamation case

IANS  |  New Delhi/Bhopal 

The on Friday dismissed a court order handing two-year jail to a in a defamation case for alleging Shivraj Singh Chouhan's family members were involved in the

A two-judge bench of Justices and of dismissed a court's order that also imposed a fine of Rs 25,000 on

Mishra had accused the Chief Minister's family of being involved in the Vyapam scam, following which the government had filed a defamation case.

"This decision is going to be big jolt for and his managers who conspired to keep me silent in my fight against corruption," Mishra told IANS.

"I am sure now that in coming days, all big names associated with will be exposed," he added.

Reacting to the development, Madhya Pradesh tweeted: "Truth always wins."



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First Published: Sat, April 14 2018. 01:10 IST