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Babri issue: SC to decide on reviving charges against Advani, Joshi today

The Apex Court Had Deferred The Case On March 23 Asking All Parties To Submit Their Respective Written Submission In The Case.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Vikas Mehta | Updated on: 06 Apr 2017, 08:04:50 AM
Supreme Court to examine whether reviving charges against Advani, Joshi (File photo)

New Delhi:

The Supreme Court is likely to examine whether to revive conspiracy charges against BJP patriarch L K Advani , MM Joshi, Uma Bharti and others in Babri demolition case on Thursday.

The apex court had deferred the case on March 23 asking all parties to submit their respective written submission in the case.

The CBI had chargesheeted Advani and 20 others under Sections 153A (promoting enmity between classes), 153B (imputations, assertions prejudicial to national integration) and 505 (false statements, rumours etc. circulated with the intent to cause mutiny or disturb public peace) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

Senior advocate K K Venugopal, appearing for the BJP leaders, had said the matter should be listed after four weeks to enable them to file some documents.

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On March 6, the apex court had decided to examine the appeal against dropping of conspiracy charge against the accused including Advani, Joshi and Bharti in the case related to demolition of Babri Masjid in the disputed Ram janmabhoomi in Ayodhya in 1992.

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First Published : 06 Apr 2017, 07:10:00 AM