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Court orders FIRs against Geelani, Roy

By The Assam Tribune

NEW DELHI, Nov 27 (PTI) - A Delhi court today ordered registration of FIR against Hurriyat hawk Syed Ali Shah Geelani, writer Arundhati Roy and five others for allegedly making anti-India speeches.

"The Delhi police is hereby directed to lodge an FIR under relevant provisions of the Indian Penal Code and file a report in this regard on January 6, 2011 the next date of hearing," Metropolitan Magistrate Navita Kumari Bagha said.

The court rejected the status report submitted by the Delhi Police which said no offence relating to sedition and other charges were made out against Geelani and others.

It said there were prime facie cogent evidence against the accused and asked the police to further investigate the allegations and file a compliance report.

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Court orders FIRs against Geelani, Roy

NEW DELHI, Nov 27 (PTI) - A Delhi court today ordered registration of FIR against Hurriyat hawk Syed Ali Shah Geelani, writer Arundhati Roy and five others for allegedly making anti-India speeches.

"The Delhi police is hereby directed to lodge an FIR under relevant provisions of the Indian Penal Code and file a report in this regard on January 6, 2011 the next date of hearing," Metropolitan Magistrate Navita Kumari Bagha said.

The court rejected the status report submitted by the Delhi Police which said no offence relating to sedition and other charges were made out against Geelani and others.

It said there were prime facie cogent evidence against the accused and asked the police to further investigate the allegations and file a compliance report.