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Judicial relief for BJP net in the case of the Muzaffarnagar riots | India News


MUZAFFARNAGAR: Seven years after communal unrest in UP left at least 60 dead and more than 50,000 homeless in Muzaffarnagar and Shamli districts, the MP / MLA special court has brought a key case against several prominent BJP leaders. , including MLA Sangeet Som, Kunwar Bhartendra Singh UP Cabinet Minister Suresh Rana and Hindu activist Sadhvi Prachi may stand down.
Special court judge Ram Sudh Singh allowed the government attorney to drop the case, related to fomenting trouble during the clashes in 2013.
The case concerns the Nangla Mandaur mahapanchayat that took place on September 7, 2013 in which it is alleged that the BJP leaders incited violence through their speeches.
Giving details, District Government Attorney Rajeev Sharma said: “In 2013, then-SHO Police Officer (SHO) Charan Singh Yadav registered a case at Sikheda Police Station, and the matter was pending before the ADJ court- 5. One year -and a half ago, the government began the process of restitution of the case. The prosecution had filed a lawsuit under CrPC 321 in the court, which has now accepted it, considering the case closed. ”

According to sources, after the Kawal incident on August 27 in which a young man named Shahnawaz was killed by first cousins ​​Sachin and Gourav, after which the two were also beaten to death by a group of villagers, he was taken away. carried out a mahapanchayat in Nagla Mandaur village on September 7, 2013, which was attended by thousands of people, including several BJP leaders.
Shortly after the mahapanchayat, communal riots broke out throughout the district. Up to 40 people, including a group of BJP leaders, were booked.
About a year and a half ago, Union Minister Sanjeev Balyan and other BJP leaders met with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and demanded the withdrawal of the cases from the courts, saying that the government previous Samajwadi Party had filed false cases. Later, the state justice department requested a report from the district administration on the matter.

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