: Surat court holds Rahul Gandhi guilty in 'Modi surname' remark case
Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Thursday was convicted and sentenced to 2 years in jail in a defamation case by a Surat court for Modi surname remark. : A court in Gujarat's Surat city, on Thursday, convicted Congress MP Rahul Gandhi in a criminal defamation case against him over his alleged Modi surname remark. He was sentenced to 2 years in jail by the court.
Rahul Gandhi has been convicted under IPC Section 504. The maximum possible punishment under this section is two years.The case was filed against Rahul Gandhi for his alleged "how come all the thieves have Modi as the common surname?" remark on a complaint lodged by BJP MLA and former Gujarat minister Purnesh Modi.