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Court to hear arguments in complaint against PM Narendra Modi from June 12

AAP's Verma wants the police to charge Modi for not disclosing his wife's name in earlier election affidavits.

By: Press Trust of India | Ahmedabad | Published: June 7, 2014 8:30 pm
The Mayor had earlier sought time from Modi for the meeting that lasted around  45 minutes. AAP’s Verma wants the police to book an FIR against Modi under IPC charges of giving a false statement, giving false evidence under oath, abetting, and cheating, among others. (Source: PTI)

An Ahmedabad court will hear from June 12 arguments on an application seeking registration of FIR against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for concealing his marital status in his affidavit filed during the 2012 Assembly elections.

Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate M M Sheikh of Ahmedabad rural court on Saturday recorded the statement of AAP member Nishant Verma, who has sought registration of a first information report (FIR) and a police probe against Modi, and scheduled the arguments for June 12.

On May 21 Ahmedabad police’s crime branch had submitted a report saying Modi was not found to have committed any cognisable offence by leaving the column on marital status blank in his election affidavit in 2012.

Verma had earlier approached Ranip police station here and demanded registration of FIR against Modi. He also sought action against the Returning Officer of Maninanagar assembly constituency, P K Jedeja. Police refused, so he moved the court seeking a direction to the police to do so.

Modi disclosed his marital status and the name of his wife (Jashodaben) for the first time in his affidavit accompanying the nomination for Vadodara Lok Sabha seat this year. Earlier when he had contested Gujarat assembly polls, he left the column on information about the spouse blank.

Verma wants the police to book an FIR against Modi under IPC charges of giving a false statement, giving false evidence under oath, abetting, and cheating, among others.

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  1. A
    Jun 7, 2014 at 3:35 pm
    Is it a crime to not to disclose a personal relationship ??Considering other politicians the election commission will also have to add an extra column "How many keeps do you have - please disclose"
    1. BASAVARAJ Hiremath
      Jun 7, 2014 at 4:31 pm
      DESH ME khangress ne 1.5 trillion loota to koi problem nahidesh ka financial aur cultural heritage respect barbad kiye to problem nahiUP/BIHAR me aam admi ki halat kitna problem LAW AND ORDER KA issue se koi matlab nahidesh me inflation/corruptin/unemployment ki taraf dhyan nahi lekin modi ka personel life me problem dikhta haiagar ITNA HI WOMEN EMPOWERMENT ki baat hai to challenge GUJARAT women safty to any other STATE or the rest all states KYA WOH RESPECT AUR FREEDOM KOI DE PAYA HAI?AB BHI THODA ZAMEER BACHA HAI TO JO THODI BAHUT IZZAT BACHI HAI WOH SAMBHALO
      1. C
        Jun 7, 2014 at 5:13 pm
        AAPtards will be AAPTARDS.Are they merging their party with CPM?read news