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Court orders police case against UP MLA for insulting national flag

The complaint pertains to Anil Kumar hoisting the national flag upside down at a petrol pump on Independence Day last year.

PTI Written by: PTI Muzaffarnagar Updated on: June 24, 2022 14:49 IST
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Court orders police case against UP MLA for insulting national flag

Highlights

  • Special MP-MLA court directed police to register a case against RLD MLA
  • Complaint pertains to Anil Kumar hoisting the national flag upside down
  • Court took the step based on a complaint filed by lawyer S K Tyagi

A special MP-MLA court here has directed police to register a case against RLD MLA from Purkazi constituency Anil Kumar on charges of insulting the national flag on Independence Day last year. Civil judge senior division Mayank Jaiswal on Thursday directed the New Mandi police station to submit a report within seven days after registering the case. According to the prosecution, the court took the step based on a complaint filed by lawyer S K Tyagi.

The complaint pertains to Anil Kumar hoisting the national flag upside down at a petrol pump on Independence Day last year. The MLA later expressed regret over the incident and termed it a mistake. A video of the flag hoisting was widely shared on social media at that time.

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