Cout stays defamation cases against TN editor Nakkheeran

first_imgIn a relief to Tamil Nadu-based editor and publisher, Nakkheeran Gopal, the Supreme Court on Friday stayed proceedings against him in 15 criminal defamation cases lodged in Chennai local courts. A bench of Justices Dipak Misra and P C Pant also issued notices to Union Law Ministry and the Tamil Nadu government on Gopal’s petition which has also challenged the constitutional validity of penal laws on defamation law and a CrPC provision.last_img