Raj Thackeray appears before court in 2008 case

Last Updated: Monday, April 2, 2012 - 21:25

Mumbai: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj
Thackeray today appeared before a magistrate`s court in
neighboring Kalyan in the case related to the attack by his
party workers on north Indian candidates at a railway exam
centre in 2008.

"The court had issued a bailable warrant against Raj
after he did not appear during the hearing on March 7," said
his lawyer, Sayaji Nangare.

Meanwhile, Raj has also filed an application for
permanent exemption from appearance, and another for discharge
from the case.

A case for instigation was registered against the MNS
chief following attack at railway recruitment exam centre in
Kalyan by the party workers on October 16, 2008.

The prosecution today sought time to file reply to both
the applications. The hearing is adjourned till May 5.

PTI



First Published: Monday, April 2, 2012 - 21:25

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