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Kejriwal in legal soup: Court orders probe for insulting national flag


Kejriwal in legal soup: Court orders probe for insulting national flag
Bhopal, March 24: The Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal is in a legal tangle again.

A local court in Sagar district in Madhya Pradesh has directed police to investigate and register a case against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Complaint was filed againt Arvind Kejriwal, Shazia Ilmi, journalist-turned-politician Ashutosh, Rajmohan Gandhi and six others for allegedly dishonouring the national flag.

Court of judicial magistrate first class RK Devalia had issued the orders on March 22.

Complaint was filed against Kejriwal, Shazia Ilmi, Ashutosh, Rajmohan Gandhi

The complaint was filed by a local resident Rajendra Mishra wherein he alleged that AAP workers while campaigning for the party in the country carry party symbol "Jhaadu" (broom) along with the national flag.

Bina police station in charge MA Syed said, "We have received the court orders for inquiry, investigation and to register a case against 10 people. Four of them are residents of Delhi and the rest are from Sagar."

The complaint was filed under Section 2 of the Prevention of Insult to the National Honour Act 1971, he said.

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