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Sedition charge against Digvijaya Singh

india Updated: Jun 06, 2011 13:09 IST

A local court today accepted a complaint seeking to register a case of sedition against Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh for allegedly describing Yoga guru Ramdev as a 'fraud'.

Chief Judicial Magistrate R C Malviya accepted the complaint filed by advocate Sudhir Ojha who sought to book Singh under section 154(A) (sedition), 153 (wantonly giving provocation with intent to cause riot) and 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of peace) of the IPC.

Malviya recorded the statement of a witness of the case Aditya Kumar and fixed June 16 as next date of hearing.