Gujarat: Court accepts Rahul’s bail request in defamation case

Ahmedabad: A local court accepted the bail request of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in connection with a defamation case filed against him for allegedly calling Union Home Minister Amit Shah a ‘murder accused’.

The Ahmedabad Metropolitan court has now posted the matter for hearing to December 7. Gandhi had made the remark while campaigning during the Lok Sabha election in Madhya Pradesh’s Jabalpur on April 23 this year.

He also appeared before a different court in another defamation case.

Rahul Gandhi meets Patel: Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Hardik Patel were seen having lunch in Agashiye Hotel, the place where PM Modi had hosted his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe and his wife for a dinner in 2017. Gandhi was seen having a candid conversation with Patel and other Gujarat Congress leaders. During the visit, Gandhi held meetings with party MLAs and Gujarat Congress leaders.