Mughal v Telegraph Media Group Ltd

Libel and slander – Identification of plaintiff. The claimant brought an action in defamation against the defendant newspaper in relation to words printed in a newspaper which the claimant alleged, amongst other things, called him a muslim extremist. The Queen's Bench Division held that the words pleaded in the particulars of claim did not bear the meaning attributed to them by the claimant and were therefore not defamatory.

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