Two Indian nationals and some media houses have been slapped with ¢10 million suit for defaming two Tema-dependent businessmen.
Member of Parliament for Tema East Nii Kwartei Titus Glover is also trying to get damages from the exact defendants for defamation of character.
Individuals slapped with the lawsuit are Francis Selvaraj, Mahesh Balan, Ghanaweb, NewsGhana.com.com, Roger Agana and the New Crusading Manual.
The writ of summons, dated March 27, 2020, with fit quantity E7/21/2020, was issued to the defendants by James Enu Esq. of Enuson and Associates, legal professionals for Titus Glover and the Rajamani brothers.
The plaintiffs are in search of damages against the defendants in respect of defamatory statements they created versus the plaintiffs which ended up published by or on the defendants’ media platforms among the 22nd and 24th of March 22 and 24 this yr.
Francis Selvaraj and Mahesh Balan are each previous workforce of Kingdom Exim Ghana Limited, a firm owned by James Gnanaraj Rajamani and Immanuel Paulraj Rajamani.
Francis was shot at near variety somewhere in Tema the place he manufactured a report to the law enforcement with investigations being executed.
But even right before the law enforcement could make any considerable conclusions, the defendants and their assigns experienced produced quite a few publications, some of which are understood to indicate that the plaintiffs ended up engaged in deal killing, tried murder, danger of loss of life, bogus imprisonment, between other claims.
These publications were being made by the defendants even however the law enforcement have not concluded their investigations into the reported subject, neither have charges been manufactured against the plaintiffs in respect of the allegations.
The publications also sought to portray the Tema East MP as a government formal who was engaged in supporting and guarding criminals.