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Treason charge agnst UP civic body head for 'pro-Pak' slogans

Press Trust of India  |  Bareilly (UP) 

A case of treason has been registered against of Nawabganj parishad Shehla Tahir, her husband and 500 others after pro-slogans were allegedly raised in her victory procession.

A complaint in this regard was filed by Akhilesh Gangwar, of Nawabganj unit, police said here today.

He alleged that Shehla, her husband and 500 unidentified persons raised 'Zindabad' slogans during the victory procession on December 23.

The CD of the procession, which had gone viral, has been sent for forensic examination to in which the charges were found to be true, and a case was lodged with the yesterday, SSP Joginder Kumar said.

incharge O P Verma said additional forces have been deployed to maintain and order.

Shehla, who won the Nawabganj parishad elections in November, had arrived here on December 23 after getting a stay from the high over her arrest in connection with a case against her during polling, police said.

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 14:50 IST