Ghaziabad court sends Rita Bahuguna Joshi to 14-day judicial custody

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Moradabad (UP), July 16 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Congress unit chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi has been sent to 14 days judicial custody for allegedly making inflammatory remarks against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati.

Joshi was arrested in Ghaziabad last night while on her way to Delhi.

She was booked under Section 153 A for (delivering inflammatory speeches), Section 109 of the IPC (using abusive language) and under provisions of the SC/ST Atrocities Prevention Act.

Bahuguna had registered a complaint against Mayawati for inciting her party workers to attack and vandalise her home. A portion of her house was set a fire by BSP supporters last night.

There has been no move so far by the police to nab the culprits. No formal case has been registered. (ANI)

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