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Arrest warrant against Raj Thackeray

A Bihar court on Tuesday issued an arrest warrant against MNS chief Raj Thackeray for making “hate speeches” against Biharis and asked the Mumbai...

A Bihar court on Tuesday issued an arrest warrant against MNS chief Raj Thackeray for making “hate speeches” against Biharis and asked the Mumbai police commissioner to produce him before it on November 2. Sahab Kaushar,first class judicial magistrate,Muzaffarpur,took exception to non-compliance of the order of the court by Thackeray to represent his side on previous dates. Kaushar ordered issue of arrest warrant against the MNS chief with a directive to the Mumbai police commissioner to arrest and produce Thackeray before him.

Senior advocate Sudhir Ojha had on February 2,2008 filed a complaint under section 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of peace),in the court of the then Chief Judicial Magistrate (Muzaffarpur) J K Sinha seeking legal action against Thackeray. Ojha alleged that Thackeray had on January 31,2008 made “uncharitable,insulting and hate speeches against Biharis.”