Sonia, Rahul case deferred till Aug 28

Sonia, Rahul case deferred till Aug 28

A Delhi court, which had issued summons against Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Vice-President Rahul Gandhi and others, on Thursday deferred till August 28 hearing in the case filed by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy in the matter pertaining to acquisition of a now defunct National Herald daily.

Metropolitan Magistrate Gomati Manocha postponed the matter after the counsel appearing for Sonia and others informed the court that Delhi High Court had stayed the criminal proceedings pending before the trial court till August 13 on Wednesday.

Senior advocate Ramesh Gupta, who appeared for Congress President  Sonia, Vice-President Rahul and others, told the court that summons have not been served on accused Sam Pitroda as he stays in the US now.

Swamy requested the court to hand over the summons issued against Pitroda to him so that he could serve it on him.

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