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Delhi court grants bail to Shashi Tharoor over 'scorpion' remark

The court was hearing a criminal defamation complaint filed against Tharoor by Delhi BJP leader Rajeev Babbar

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor speaks at 'Inspire the Champion in You-2019, in Kolkata, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor

A granted bail to Congress leader Friday on a complaint over his alleged 'scorpion' remarks referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal granted relief to Tharoor on a personal bond of Rs 20,000 after he appeared before the court and moved bail application.

The court was hearing a criminal defamation complaint filed against Tharoor by Delhi BJP leader Rajeev Babbar, who had said his religious sentiments were hurt by the Congress leader's statement.

First Published: Fri, June 07 2019. 10:35 IST
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