Kalyan court to hear Raj Thackerays case

October 24th, 2008 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI  

Raj Thackeray

Mumbai, Oct 24 (ANI): A Kalyan court will today hear the case of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray in connection with recent attacks on North Indians by his workers.

The Mumbai Police had arrested Thackeray from a guest house in Ratnagiri after a case was registered against him following Sunday’’s attack by MNS workers on North Indian candidates appearing for a Railways exam in suburb Kherwadi.

Raj has been charged under Sections 153, 353, 336, 425 and 427 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), police sources said.

His arrest had triggered violence across Maharashtra, with the police resorting to lathi-charge in several parts to dispel the protesters. (ANI)

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