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SC refuses to quash FIR against Congress leader over 'vulgar' tweet

Punia had moved the apex court seeking quashing of the FIRs registered against him regarding his alleged vulgar tweet

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The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the petition filed by Congress leader from Haryana, Pankaj Punia, seeking quashing of the FIRs registered against him in Noida, Lucknow and Madhya Pradesh's Shivni in connection with his alleged vulgar tweet.
A bench of the apex court, headed by Justice Arun Mishra and also comprising Justices S Abdul Nazeer and Indira Banerjee refused to give any relief to Punia and dismissed his petition.
Punia had moved the apex court seeking quashing of the FIRs registered against him regarding his alleged vulgar tweet. Punia, the former secretary of the Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee, was recently arrested

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First Published: May 30 2020 | 11:20 AM IST

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