A special court, constituted exclusively for trial of cases against MPs and MLAs, Monday quashed 13 defamation cases filed against late DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi by the AIADMK government.
The principal sessions court has transferred all the defamation cases from its file to the special court designated for the purpose.
Special Court Judge J Shanti quashed 13 defamation cases filed against Karunanidhi.
He wanted to know why the defamation cases filed against him were transferred to the special court designated exclusively to hear the cases related to MPs and MLAs.
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