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Patna HC quashes defamation case filed against Sushil Modi in 1999

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

The High Court on Thursday quashed a defamation case filed against nearly two decades ago, when he was an

Justice quashed the complaint lodged by Rabindra Kumar Rana, then an MLA of the which was in power, and subsequent proceedings initiated by a court at Naugachia in district, while allowing the petition of

Rana, who is at present serving sentence in cases relating to along with party supremo Lalu Prasad and others, had filed the defamation suit in June 1999 when he was accused by of involvement in a criminal case.

In January 2001, the of Naugachia had taken cognizance of his complaint and issued summons against Sushil Kumr Modi.

Rana had, later on, represented Khagaria constituency in the Lok Sabha.

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First Published: Thu, November 29 2018. 17:00 IST