Rahul Gandhi Modi-surname defamation case: Gujarat HC refuses to stay conviction; calls trial court's judgment ‘proper’
The Gujarat High Court has refused to grant a stay on Rahul Gandhi's conviction and two-year jail term in a criminal defamation case, resulting in the loss of his Parliament membership. The court also acknowledged the existence of 10 additional defamation complaints against him.
In a significant blow to Rahul Gandhi, the Gujarat High Court has declined to grant a stay on his conviction and two-year jail term in a criminal defamation case. This ruling has resulted in the loss of his Parliament membership, representing a major setback for him.