2 witnesses record statement in support of Vivek Doval in defamation case against Caravan

NEW DELHI:Two witnesses Monday recorded their statements in a Delhi court in  support of a defamation plea by NSA Ajit Doval’s son Vivek Doval against ‘The Caravan’ magazine for an alleged defamatory article and senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh for using that content.

Vivek’s friend Nikhil Kapur and business partner Amit Sharma recorded their statements in support of the criminal defamation complaint.

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal posted the matter for further hearing on February 22.

On January 30, Vivek had recorded his statement before the court, saying all the allegations levelled by the magazine and later repeated by Ramesh at a press conference were “baseless” and “false” and damaged his reputation in the eyes of family members and professional colleagues. (AGENCIES)