Rahul Gandhi appears before Ahmedabad court over defamation case by District Cooperative Bank

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today appeared before the Ahmedabad Metropolitan Court in connection with a criminal defamation case against him filed by Ahmedabad District Cooperative Bank and its chairman Ajay Patel.

The defamation suit alleges that Congress leaders including Gandhi had falsely accused that the bank was involved in a scam to swap Rs 750 crore of scrapped notes with valid currency within five days of demonetisation in 2016.