Historian told not to write against Sampath

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New Delhi, (UNI): The Delhi High Court on Friday restrained historian Dr. Audrey Truschke and two others from publishing any defamatory material against historian Dr. Vikram Sampath till April 1 on all social networking sites including Twitter and other online and or offline platforms.

Justice Amit Bansal passed the interim order after hearing a petition filed by Dr Sampath.

The court also restrained the defendants from publishing a letter of February 11 addressed to Royal Historical Society in London raising serious allegations of plagiarism against Sampath, till the next date of hearing – April 1.

“Till the next date of hearing, defendants are restrained from publishing the letter or any other other defamatory material with respect to the plaintiff in any forum or Twitter as well as any other online or offline platforms,” the court said.

The court was hearing a suit filed by Sampath against Truschke and two other persons over a letter sent by them to Royal Historical Society raising allegations of plagiarism against him.

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