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BJP MLA's judicial custody extended in Muzaffarnagar riot case

PTI  Muzaffarnagar, November 07, 2013
First Published: 12:48 IST(7/11/2013) | Last Updated: 12:50 IST(7/11/2013)

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.

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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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