BSP MP appears before court in separate cases



Muzaffarnagar: BSP MP Kadir Rana today appeared before a Meerut court and a fast track court here in connection with two separate cases of murder and rioting.

Meerut Special Sessions Judge Romesh Kumar before whom the BSP leader made appearance in connection with Muzaffar Rana murder case adjourned the case till August 12.

SP leader Muzaffar Rana was shot dead in a clash between SP and RLD supporters at a polling centre during local bodies polls here on october 28, 2006.

Police had filed a case against four people in this connection, including Kadir Rana and his brother Noor Salim.

The BSP MP also appeared before a fast track court here besides 11 others in connection with a case of rioting and damaging public property during violent protests here over the arrest of a BSP leader in May, 2004.

The fast track court fixed August 4 for framing of charges against 13 BSP activists including Rana in the case.

PTI