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HC quashes criminal defamation proceedings against Ramadoss

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

The today quashed criminal proceedings pending in a lower court against PMK founder-leader S Ramadoss.

The matter relates to a criminal petition filed against Ramadoss in connection with some remarks he allegedly made against former during a meeting organised by PMK at in 2013.

The district filed the petition before the principal alleging that his speech was defamatory in nature.

Challenging it, Ramadoss filed a petition in the high court for quashing the proceedings in the lower court.

Allowing Ramadoss' plea, Justice R Hemalatha quashed the criminal proceedings in the lower court.

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First Published: Tue, July 03 2018. 22:35 IST