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Defamation case against Minister Periyasamy quashed

The Madras High Court on Thursday quashed a 2014 defamation case booked by Dindigul district police against state Cooperative Minister I Periyasamy.

Defamation case against Minister Periyasamy quashed
Cooperative Minister I Periyasamy

CHENNAI: Justice AD Jagadish Chandira passed the order on disposing of the petition filed by Periyasamy. The petitioner sought a direction to quash the case submitting that it was a foisted one against him due to political vengeance. When addressing a public meeting in Nilakkottai in August 2014, the DMK leader made charges against the police.

On recording the submissions, the judge quashed the FIR.

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