MANU/SC/0054/1968

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Decided On: 13.11.1968

Appellants: M.C. Verghese
Vs.
Respondent: T.J. Poonan and Anr.

JUDGMENT

Shah, J.

1. Rathi, daughter of M. C. Verghese, was married to T. J. Poonan. On July 18, 1964, July 25, 1964 and July 30, 1964, Poonan wrote from Bombay letters to Rathi who was then residing with her parents at Trivandrum which it is claimed contained defamatory imputations concerning Verghese. Verghese then filed a complaint in the Court of the District Magistrate, Trivandrum, against Poonan charging him with offence of defamation. Poonan submitted an a

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