Notice for Claiming Damages Caused by Defamation through an advocate format is hereby given below.
NOTICE BY ADVOCATE CLAIMING DAMAGES FOR DEFAMATION
Editor and Publisher
Under instructions from my client Mr. ABC, etc. of ………………… I hereby state as under:
- In your newspaper ______________ on _______ you have published an article …………………….. in which you have made the following defamatory remarks about the said Mr. ABC
- The said Mr. ABC is a respectable man of the society.
- The remarks made in the newspaper about the said Mr. ABC are false, baseless, highly defamatory of the said Mr. ABC and made with the intention to defame the said Mr. ABC and the said Mr. ABC has suffered in his reputation and has been lowered in the estimation of his friends and the general public.
- I hereby give you notice to pay a sum of Rs. _________ to the said Mr. ABC as damages and publish an unqualified apology prominently in your newspaper within_______ days from the receipt of this notice.
I hereby give you notice that if you fail to comply with this notice, I will initiate legal proceedings either to prosecute you in a criminal court for defamation or to sue you for damages.