Grover, his wife Madhuri Jain, and several family members had an FIR filed against them by the Delhi Police for alleged money laundering. Defamatory tweets have been made by Grover after the Delhi Police’s Economic Offences Wing (EOW) lodged an FIR against him and his family, according to an application submitted by BharatPe.BharatPe applied to its ongoing defamation lawsuit related to Grover’s earlier tweets. Since Grovers’ dismissal from the company, BharatPe and the former have been engaged in a legal dispute. The abusive language that Grover and certain BharatPe officials used to insult one other in the press and on social media has drawn criticism. According to BharatPe, they suffered a total loss of close to 81 crores.
Observation of the Court
Ashneer Grover, a former MD of BharatPe, and the officials of the fintech company (BharatPe) were asked by the Delhi High Court single bench of Justice Prateek Jalan not to use “unparliamentary” and “defamatory” words against one another.
The Delhi High Court’s single bench ruled that this was not a street fight between competing gangs. These are professional, intelligent, and articulate individuals who can undoubtedly resolve their differences amicably.
The judge mandated Send Mr Subramanium notice, and the learned counsel for all respondents acknowledges the notice By May 20, a response must be filed. List on May 24 before the roster bench. The skilled counsel on all parties has requested to advise their clients to refrain from engaging in an unparliamentary and defamatory publication against one another while the application for adjudication on the contest is still ongoing.