New Delhi: A Delhi court hearing the criminal defamation complaint against Army Chief Gen V K Singh and four others on Tuesday adjourned the case till May 14.

As soon as the matter came up for hearing on Tuesday, the Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (ACMM) Amit Bansal adjourned the case for further proceedings to May14.

Earlier the Patiala House Court Metropolitan Magistrate (MM) Sudesh Kumar, who was to pass an order on last Saturday on the plea of former Lieutenant General Tejinder Singh, transferred the matter for further proceedings to ACMM Amit Bansal saying the counsel for the complainant appears to have "lost confidence over the courts of law".

Besides the Army chief, he has named Vice Chief of Army Staff S K Singh, Lt Gen B S Thakur (DG MI), Major General S L Narshiman (Additional Director General of Public Information) and Lt Col Hitten Sawhney, accusing them of misusing their official positions, power and authority to level false charges against him.

JPN/ Agencies

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