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Kejriwal, Vishwas move HC against summonses in provocative

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

Chief Minister Kejariwal and Aam Admi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas today filed a petition in the high challenging summonses issued against them by a lower in connection with a case of allegedly making provocative speeches during the last elections.

The petition is likely to come up for hearing on October 21.

According to petitioner's counsel Onkar Pandey, on April 20, 2014, during election, an FIR was lodged by the Assistant Officer against the two leaders for allegedly making provocative speeches in Gauriganj area of Amethi constituency represented by leader Rahul Gandhi.

A charge sheet was filed in the case on April 13 and on October 7 this year the of Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate, Sultanpur issued orders summoning them.

They have challenged the order before the Lucknow bench of High Court, Pandey said.

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First Published: Wed, October 19 2016. 21:57 IST