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Court frames charges against AAP MLA Som Dutt

IANS  |  New Delhi 

A here on Wednesday framed charges against legislator Som Dutt in a rioting case during campaigning for the 2015 assembly

Metropolitan Magistrate Ruby Neeraj Kumar framed charges against Dutt relating to rioting, wrongful restraint, voluntarily causing grievous hurt and unlawful assembly under the Indian Penal Code.

After the accused pleaded not guilty and claimed trial, the listed the matter for July 27 for recording statement of prosecution witnesses in the case.

The also issued summons to complainant Sanjeev Rana as witness in the case.

Rana has alleged that during the campaigning at Gulabi Bagh in north Delhi, Som Dutt with his supporters hit him on the legs with a baseball bat.

Dutt's supporters dragged him out on the road and beat him, causing grievous injury after an argument occurred between them.

Following a complaint by Rana, Delhi Police lodged a first information report against the leader.

Dutt, who is from Sadar Bazar assembly constituency, has denied the charges.

--IANS

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A here on Wednesday framed charges against legislator Som Dutt in a rioting case during campaigning for the 2015 assembly

Metropolitan Magistrate Ruby Neeraj Kumar framed charges against Dutt relating to rioting, wrongful restraint, voluntarily causing grievous hurt and unlawful assembly under the Indian Penal Code.

After the accused pleaded not guilty and claimed trial, the listed the matter for July 27 for recording statement of prosecution witnesses in the case.

The also issued summons to complainant Sanjeev Rana as witness in the case.

Rana has alleged that during the campaigning at Gulabi Bagh in north Delhi, Som Dutt with his supporters hit him on the legs with a baseball bat.

Dutt's supporters dragged him out on the road and beat him, causing grievous injury after an argument occurred between them.

Following a complaint by Rana, Delhi Police lodged a first information report against the leader.

Dutt, who is from Sadar Bazar assembly constituency, has denied the charges.

--IANS

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(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Court frames charges against AAP MLA Som Dutt

A here on Wednesday framed charges against legislator Som Dutt in a rioting case during campaigning for the 2015 assembly

Metropolitan Magistrate Ruby Neeraj Kumar framed charges against Dutt relating to rioting, wrongful restraint, voluntarily causing grievous hurt and unlawful assembly under the Indian Penal Code.

After the accused pleaded not guilty and claimed trial, the listed the matter for July 27 for recording statement of prosecution witnesses in the case.

The also issued summons to complainant Sanjeev Rana as witness in the case.

Rana has alleged that during the campaigning at Gulabi Bagh in north Delhi, Som Dutt with his supporters hit him on the legs with a baseball bat.

Dutt's supporters dragged him out on the road and beat him, causing grievous injury after an argument occurred between them.

Following a complaint by Rana, Delhi Police lodged a first information report against the leader.

Dutt, who is from Sadar Bazar assembly constituency, has denied the charges.

--IANS

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(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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