National anthem row: Court dismisses cases against Sania Mirza

PTI| Updated: Feb 28, 2014, 22:54 PM IST

Muzaffarnagar: A local court has dismissed three complaints against tennis star Sania Mirza for allegedly showing disrespect to the national anthem.

Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Sita Ram dismissed the complaints, which were clubbed into one, as the complainants did not appear before the court.

The cases were pending since November 8, 2008.

During a function, Mirza had allegedly stood with her hands behind her back while the national anthem was being played.