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Bombay HC refuses to restrain Nawab Malik from making comments against Wankhede

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] : The Bombay High Court on Monday refused to restrain Maharashtra Minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Nawab Malik from publishing tweets about the family of Narcotics Control Bureau’s (NCB) Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede.While hearing the defamation suit filed by Wankhede’s father, Dhyandev, who has sought damages to the tune of Rs 1.25 crore from Malik for allegedly making defamatory comments, the court said that it is “necessary to balance fundamental rights of Nawab Malik and Dhyandev Wankhede.” “Nawab Malik should post, comment and publish anything against the Wankhede family after ‘reasonable verification of facts’,” the court ruled.Dhyandev K Wankhede has filed a police complaint against Malik under the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act for allegedly making false accusations regarding his family’s caste.The complaint was filed with the Assistant Commissioner of Police of the Oshiwara…