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Delhi courtroom grants Bajrang Punia exemption from showing personally for defamation case

File picture of Bajrang Punia. PTI picture

New Delhi: A Delhi courtroom on Wednesday granted wrestler Bajrang Punia exemption from private look for the day in a legal defamation grievance filed in opposition to him by wrestling coach Naresh Dahiya.

Metropolitan Justice of the Peace Yashdeep Chahal, who had summoned Punia earlier than the courtroom on Wednesday, granted him the aid after his lawyer sought exemption on medical floor, claiming the wrestler was unable to seem since he was affected by fever.

The courtroom famous the submissions and adjourned the matter for 14 September.

The choose additionally directed the complainant to provide copy of the grievance to Punia’s lawyer.

The courtroom had summoned the wrestler, holding it was of the prima facie view that every one substances of defamation had been made out in opposition to him.

The complainant has claimed that Punia, together with different wrestlers/individuals, made defamatory remarks in opposition to him at a press convention at Jantar Mantar on 10 Could throughout a protest in opposition to alleged sexual harassment of some ladies wrestlers by the outgoing Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief and BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.

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