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Court discharges Kejriwal, 6 others in rioting case

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A court on Monday discharged and six others in a case of alleged rioting in front of the house of the then in 2012.

passed the order.

According to the prosecution, on August 26, 2012, Kejriwal and others had held a demonstration against coal scam in front of Singh's house and in order to stop them, water cannons were used following which the volunteers became violent.

Thereafter, police had fired several rounds of tear gas to driving them off. Certain mischievous elements then attacked the police with flag sticks. The barricade was damaged along with certain plants, the police said.

The Police had booked them for the alleged offences under Sections 147 (rioting), 148 (rioting armed with deadly weapon) and 149 (every member of unlawful assembly guilty of offence committed in prosecution of common object) of the Indian Penal Code.

Kejriwal and other accused persons were represented through in the court.

Besides Kejriwal, the court also discharged Ghan Shyam, Mahesh, Deepak Chhabra, Ranjit Bisht, and

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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 16:30 IST
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