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District Court refuses MTV’s application to vacate enjoining order against George Steuart Health

The District Court of Colombo has refused the application by MTV Channel (Pvt) limited seeking to vacate the enjoining order against George Steuart Health. Further, the District Court has extended the enjoining order.

The Colombo District Court had issued an enjoining order against MTV Channel (Pvt.) Ltd. in a defamation case filed by George Steuart Health (Pvt.) Ltd. over defamatory news broadcast on its prime time news telecasts.

The plaint referred to several false and defamatory need segments carried out by Sirasa on News 1st on the 11, 13 and 16 November referring to the import of rapid antigen test kits by George Steuart Health.