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Maharashtra Sadan case: Court directs police to file ATR

Complainant in his plea had sought court’s direction to the police to lodge an FIR and take appropriate action.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: August 20, 2014 2:41:51 am

A Delhi court on Tuesday directed the state police to file an action taken report (ATR) on a complaint seeking FIR against Shiv Sena MP Rajan Vichare in the alleged incident of force-feeding an IRCTC employee who was on fast during Ramzan at Maharashtra Sadan, as first reported by The Indian Express.

Metropolitan Magistrate Akash Jain has asked the police to file the ATR on September 10 on the complaint filed by social worker Kamran Siddiqui. The complainant in his plea had sought court’s direction to the police to lodge an FIR and take appropriate action.

The court asked the complainant the reasons for filing the complaint, for which the complainant replied to the court that they are ‘public spirited’ persons and have filed several PIL’s on various issues.

The counsel for the complainant also told the court that the alleged victim being a contractual employee with the IRCTC cannot file a complaint related to the incident.

Rumours lead to ruckus during VHP rally

Jaipur: A procession by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad in Bhilwara was disrupted late on Monday night after rumours of a communal clash were spread by a section of the outfit.

The miscreants created panic by spreading information among the members of the procession that a communal clash had broken out in the marketplace. Some members rushed to the spot and in retaliatory action damaged vehicles and an electricity meter

As Bhilwara has recorded constant communal tension over the past few years, there was heavy police deployment along the route of the procession. Sensing trouble when the VHP workers entered the minority dominated area, police lathicharged the miscreants and dispersed the crowds.

Bhilwara SP H G R Suhasaa said, “Cases have been registered against some members of the outfit and action will be taken.”

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