Muzaffarnagar, Sep 28 (PTI) A local court has transferred a case against BJP president Amit Shah for allegedly violating the model of conduct by making “objectionable” speeches in 2014 here to a Allahabad special court. Also Read - Delhi Assembly Elections 2020: BJP MP Gautam Gambhir Casts Vote With Family, Says 'Voting is Not Only Our Right But Our Power'
Police had already given a clean chit to Shah, but the court has not yet accepted the report as there was no reply from the complainant, the then assistant returning officer Ram Kumar, in the case, a prosecution lawyer said Thursday. Also Read - Delhi Assembly Election 2020: Senior Congress Leader Janardan Dwivedi's Son Joins BJP
The Bharatiya Janata Party leader has been accused of allegedly making “objectionable” speeches while campaigning for the Lok Sabha polls in Muzaffarnagar on April 4, 2014. Also Read - Jharkhand BJP President Laxman Giluwa Tenders Resignation Following Party's Defeat in Assembly Polls
The case was fixed for reply on the final report of the police from Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Shelender Singh here.
Police had registered case against Shah for alleged violation of the model code of conduct under Section 188 (Disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) of the Indian Penal Code and 123(3) of Representation of the People Act (relating to appeal by a candidate to vote on the ground of his religion, race, caste, community or language), according to prosecution.
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