Mysuru, April 5:- Mysuru district court has fined MLA M K Somashekhar in a defamation case. Former corporator M C Chikkanna had alleged that Somashekhar got gas agency by submitting fake caste certificate. The MLA responded saying Chikkanna made such allegations by taking a bribe from former minister S A Ramadas. Chikkanna had filed a defamation case and the third additional court asked the MLA to give a compensation of Rs 51,000 with an interest of 6% to the complainant. (MR/KS).