Rahul Gandhi convicted in Modi surname case, jailed for two years, then bailed

Rahul Gandhi Modi Surname Case: In a defamation case, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has found himself in new trouble. Gujarat’s Surat Court has convicted former Congress President and Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi in a defamation case. The Surat court gave this verdict on Thursday. In fact, during the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Rahul Gandhi had given a statement regarding the Modi surname.

Allegedly, Rahul Gandhi had given examples of Nirav Modi, Lalit Modi, Narendra Modi and said why all thieves have Modi as their surname. There was a lot of ruckus on this statement of Rahul during the elections.

Gujarat’s BJP leader Purnesh Modi had filed a petition on this statement of Rahul. In which Rahul Gandhi was convicted by the Surat court on Thursday. The Surat Sessions Court, while giving its verdict in this case, sentenced Rahul Gandhi to two years in jail. However, the Congress leader got bail soon after the court pronounced its verdict.

Rahul Gandhi was present in the courtroom during the verdict

Rahul Gandhi himself was also present in the court room when the verdict in the defamation case was pronounced by the Surat court. He reached Surat from Delhi today itself. Security around the court has been tightened after the court’s verdict. A large number of Congress workers and leaders have gathered there. Now it has to be seen what further decision Rahul Gandhi takes on this decision?

Punishment in these sections of IPC, 15 thousand fine was also imposed

Surat’s sessions court convicted Rahul Gandhi under sections 499 and 500 of the IPC on the statement containing the Modi surname and sentenced him to two years’ imprisonment and a fine of Rs 15,000. However, the court also approved Rahul Gandhi’s bail.


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