BJP MLA's judicial custody extended in Muzaffarnagar riot case

  • PTI, Muzaffarnagar
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  • Updated: Nov 07, 2013 12:50 IST

The judicial custody of BJPMLA Suresh Rana, arrested for allegedly inciting communal violence in Muzaffarnagar by making provocative speeches, has been extended till November 20 by a local court in Muzaffarnagar.

Additional chief judicial magistrate Narendra Kumar on Wednesday extended the judcial custody of the MLA from Thana Bhawan in riot-affected Shamli district for another 14 days.

Rana was arrested in Lucknow on September 20 on charges of making a provocative speech to incite the riots in Muzaffarnagar and adjoining areas, which claimed over 60 lives and displaced thousands of others.

 

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