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SC shifts 7 cases against Raj Thackeray to a Delhi court

Last Updated: Friday, January 8, 2010 - 15:39

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday transferred to a Delhi court seven cases registered against Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray in Bihar
and Jharkhand for his alleged hate speeches against north Indians.

Cases against Thackeray were registered for his alleged inflammatory speeches from January 2008.

A bench comprising Chief Justice K G Balakrishnan and B S Chauhan decided to transfer all proceedings relating to those cases to a Tis Hazari court after the counsel of all the
parties consented to it.

Out of the seven cases, five were registered in Jharkhand and two in Bihar by different individuals.

Thackeray had sought transfer of all the cases to one place.


First Published: Friday, January 8, 2010 - 15:39

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