Defamation case : Cheema granted bail
Moga, January 17
Chief Judicial Justice of the Peace of Moga Preeti Sukhija has granted bail to Finance Minister Harpal Cheema towards whom a defamation case was filed by former Congress MLA Dr Harjot Kamal, now a BJP chief, in 2020.
Dr Harjot had submitted within the court docket that Cheema had dragged his title within the alleged land acquisition rip-off throughout a press convention and accused him of accepting a bribe.
The BJP chief had alleged that Cheema had given a press release to the media, stating that two instalments of Rs 350 crore and Rs 360 crore had been transferred to his account on the Ajitwal department of Axis Financial institution. He mentioned the AAP chief had not offered any proof to assist his claims.