Congress President Rahul Gandhi will face trial in a defamation case filed against him by a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh worker after a magistrate court in Bhiwandi framed charges against him.
Rahul Gandhi has pleaded not guilty in the case.
Rahul arrived at the magistrate’s court in Bhiwandi and appeared before a civil judge, who read out the charge leveled against him and also the statement of the complainant Rajesh Kunte.
The court then proceeded to frame charges against the Congress leader under IPC Sections 499 (Defamation) and 500 (Punishment for Defamation). Next hearing in the case is on 10th August.