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Rakhi Sawant withdraws pre-arrest bail plea

Bollywood actor Rakhi Sawant has withdrawn her plea for anticipatory bail in a case of ‘hurting religious sentiments’ by allegedly speaking against sage Valmiki.

entertainment Updated: Apr 17, 2017 20:47 IST
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Rakhi Sawant(HT File Photo)

Bollywood actor Rakhi Sawant has withdrawn her plea for anticipatory bail in a case of ‘hurting religious sentiments’ by allegedly speaking against sage Valmiki.

Additional sessions judge Dinesh Kumar observed that the Rakhi had been booked under Section 298 of the IPC, which was a bailable offence. After this her lawyer withdrew the bail plea.

The case is pending before the court of judicial magistrate Vishav Gupta for May 11. The case was registered on the complaint of a local lawyer, Narinder Aadia, who alleged that Rakhi had used derogatory remarks against sage Valmiki.