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Dewas court frames charges against MP Minister

Last Updated: Thursday, October 8, 2009 - 18:25

Dewas (MP): A local court here has framed
charges against Madhya Pradesh Sports and Tourism Minister,
Tukojirao Pawar for allegedly threatening a former lady
Returning Officer.

The court of Chief Judicial Magistrate D K Mittal framed
charges against Pawar for allegedly threatening the former
Returning Officer, Sanjana Jain about a year back and
obstructing official work.

The charges were framed yesterday under IPC Sections 353
(assault or criminal force to deter public servant from
discharge of his duty) and 504 (intentional insult with intent
to provoke breach of the peace).

The incident involving Pawar and Jain took place on
November 8, 2008 about a fortnight before the assembly
elections in Madhya Pradesh were held and a case was filed on
November 10 last year.

Following the framing of charges, National Women`s
Commission Chairperson, Girija Vyas, who was in the city
today, said Pawar should resign on moral grounds.

Bureau Report

First Published: Thursday, October 8, 2009 - 18:25
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