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Briefly Nation: Order on plea against Amar Singh reserved

A Delhi sessions court has reserved till March 1 its order on an appeal filed by a key witness of the 2008 cash-for-vote case challenging a magistrate court’s order that rejected his plea

Order on plea against Amar Singh reserved

NEW DELHI: A Delhi sessions court has reserved till March 1 its order on an appeal filed by a key witness of the 2008 cash-for-vote case challenging a magistrate court’s order that rejected his plea to lodge an FIR against Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh and two others for allegedly kidnapping him. Hashmat Ali,the witness,had earlier filed a revision petition in the sessions court saying the magistrate had committed “legal error” by dismissing his plea as offences were clearly made out against Singh and others.

Bihar: Dalit couple commits suicide

PATNA: A Dalit couple committed suicide by consuming pesticide in Arwal on Wednesday night. The couple had also tried to poison their three children. All aged below 10,the children are recovering at a hospital. The deceased are Shiv Kumar Choudhary (35) and Lalita Devi (32).

2G: Swamy moves SC against order on PC

NEW DELHI: Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy on Thursday moved the Supreme Court challenging the trial court order which had held that Home Minister P Chidambaram did not indulge in any criminal conspiracy in the 2G case and refused to make him an accused in it.

Court acquits 31 in Kandhamal case

PHULBANI (Orissa): A fast-track court here has acquitted 31 persons who had been accused of being involved in communal violence in Orissa’s Kandhamal district in August 2008. Additional Sessions Judge,B N Mishra while pronouncing judgement in an arson and rioting case,acquitted the 31 accused on Wednesday due to lack of proper evidence.