14 days judicial custody for Raj Thackeray
MNS chief Raj Thackeray has been sent to 14 days judicial custody by a Mumbai court today. He will be presented before a magistrate on Wednesday in Kalyan, who will decide his bail. Do you think the arrest of Raj Thackeray is justified? | Surfers' Responseindia Updated: Oct 21, 2008 20:43 IST
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray was Tuesday sent to 14 days judicial custody by a Mumbai court for an attack by his party's activists on north Indians appearing for a railway exam in neighbouring Kalyan district. However, he secured bail in the case of attack on the candidates in Bandra.
MNS workers had Sunday attacked non-Maharashtrians appearing for a railway board recruitment examination in several parts of the state. Thackeray was arrested from Ratnagiri, about 250 km from here, early Tuesday.
Thackeray was presented before a magistrate in the Bandra court, who granted him bail on a surety of Rs.15,000 in the case of attack on north Indian candidates in Chetna College in Bandra.
However, the MNS chief was sent to judicial custody till Nov 4 for the attack on non-Maharashtrians in Kalyan.
After spending a night in jail, Thackeray will on Wednesday be presented before a magistrate in Kalyan, who will decide whether to grant bail or not.
First Published: Oct 21, 2008 16:11 IST