Closure ordered for sedition case against 49 celebs lodged in Bihar
Closure ordered for sedition case against 49 celebs lodged in Bihar
Police sources say during investigations it was noted Ojhas allegation was “mischievous”

MUZAFFARPUR: Closure has been ordered for the sedition case lodged here against close to 50 renowned personalities, including filmmakers Shyam Benegal, Mani Ratnam and Anurag Kashyap besides historian Ramachandra Guha, who were signatories to an open letter seeking Prime Minister Narendra Modis intervention in rising incidence of mob lynching.

Senior Superintendent of Police, Muzaffarpur, Manoj Kumar Sinha said on Wednesday that direction to the effect has been issued to the Sadar police station in the town where the FIR was lodged last week upon the complaint of a local advocate Sudhir Kumar Ojha.

“Closure has been ordered for the sedition case. A closure report will be submitted before the court in due course”, Sinha said.

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October 10, 2019