National Herald case: Subramanian Swamy's cross-examination deferred till Dec 21

ANI New Delhi, Delhi, India Nov 28, 2019, 02.36 PM(IST)

The court was also of the view that Swamy concealed information, based on which he had made 'sweeping allegations' against Shashi Tharoor and Delhi Police. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

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Rouse Avenue Court`s Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (ACMM) Vishal Pahuja allowed the application moved by lawyers of both sides seeking another date for the hearing. 

A Delhi court on Thursday deferred the cross-examination of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy till December 21 in the National Herald case.

Rouse Avenue Court`s Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (ACMM) Vishal Pahuja allowed the application moved by lawyers of both sides seeking another date for the hearing. 

The matter was earlier slated to be heard on November 29 and 30. Swamy is the complainant in the case.

Several Congress leaders including Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi are accused. 

Swamy had filed the case in 2012 accusing the Sonia, Rahul, and others of allegedly conspiring to cheat and misappropriate funds.

The BJP lawmaker had also stated that the Congress party granted an interest-free loan of Rs. 90.25 crore to Associated Journals Limited (AJL), owner of the National Herald newspaper.