Ex cop files defamation case against Modi
Former Gujarat DGP R.B. Sreekumar on Tuesday registered a defamation and conspiracy case against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for allegedly launching a malicious campaign against him by raking up the two-decade-old ISRO spy case.
Besides Modi, BJP chief Rajnath Singh, party spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi, and eminent scientist Dr S Nambi Narayanan have also been also sued by the retired cop.
"The BJP has undertaken a malicious propaganda against me by raking up a closed case," said Sreekumar.
Earlier BJP Spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi had alleged that the anti-Modi policeman was part of the Intelligence Bureau team which illegally detained and fabricated a case against former ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan.
The BJP had also alleged that Sreekumar had levelled charges of fake encounters against the Modi government in Gujarat as a quid pro quo for the UPA dispensation.
(Posted on 19-11-2013)