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Delhi court grants bail to Shashi Tharoor over 'scorpion' remark

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal granted relief to Tharoor on a personal bond of Rs 20,000 after he appeared before the court and moved bail application.

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New Delhi Published on: June 07, 2019 11:27 IST
Delhi Court grants bail to Shashi Tharoor over 'scorpian'
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Delhi Court grants bail to Shashi Tharoor over 'scorpian' remark.

A Delhi court granted bail to Congress leader Shashi Tharoor Friday on a complaint over his alleged 'scorpion' remarks referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal granted relief to Tharoor on a personal bond of Rs 20,000 after he appeared before the court and moved bail application. 

The court was hearing a criminal defamation complaint filed against Tharoor by Delhi BJP leader Rajeev Babbar, who had said his religious sentiments were hurt by the Congress leader's statement. 

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