Raj Thackeray surrenders in 2 more rioting cases, gets bail

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 - 14:51

Osmanabad: MNS chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday surrendered before a local court in two other cases of rioting registered against him in 2008 and was later released on bail.

Raj was enlarged on a bail by a judicial magistrate (first class) in Kalamb taluka of Osmanabad on a bond of Rs 15,000 in both the cases.

This is the tenth case of rioting in which Raj has been granted bail, his lawyer Sayaji Nangre told reporters.

Raj had got bail yesterday in another rioting case in Umergaon court here.
The MNS chief was arrested on October 21, 200 8, in Ratnagiri in connection with an agitation launched by his party against north Indians which claimed that migrants had deprived the sons of the soil from getting employment in the state.
Following arrest of Raj, riots broke out in Mumbai, Jalgaon, Aurangabad and other parts of the state. Over 50 cases were registered against the MNS Chief and his
supporters.

In the two cases registered at Kalamb court, Raj has been booked under IPC sections 336 (dangering life or personal safety of others), 109 (abatement of offence) and section 3 of
Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act. Raj got bail for all the offences.

Bureau Report



First Published: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 - 14:51

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