India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has filed a Rs 100-crore defamation case in the Madras High Court against media houses Zee Media Corporation and News Nation Network alleging that they have telecast "false news reports" to link him with "illegal activities of betting, match fixing and spot fixing." (Also read: Don't reveal players' names, BCCI pleads Supreme Court)
The court on Tuesday restrained the two media houses from publishing or telecasting any news content about Dhoni in connection with allegations in the IPL match-fixing case, or in any manner insinuating about his integrity and honesty. (Also read: Zee hits back at Dhoni)
In his order, Justice S Tamilvanan said, "I am of the view that there is a prima facie case and the balance of convenience is also in favour of the plaintiff. Hence interim injection is granted for a period of two weeks."