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Sachin Pilot's Media Advisor Moves HC Against FIR for 'Spreading Fake News'

Following the first information report filed by the Ashok Gehlot-led Congress government in Rajasthan against Aaj Tak journalist Sharat Kumar and former deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot’s media advisor Lokendra Singh, accusing them of spreading “fake news” about the alleged phone tapping of MLAs during the political crisis in the state, Singh has moved the Rajasthan high court to seek quashing of the FIR

According to an Indian Express report, Pilot’s counsel S.S. Hora has claimed that the FIR has “political overtones.” He said, “We have prayed for quashing of the FIR. I say there is no offence.

News source ~ The Wire