Court nod to with­draw 1996 case against Togadia

Hindustan Times (Chandigarh) - - HINDUSTANTIMES HTNATION -

AHMED­ABAD: A city court on Tues­day ac­cepted a Gu­jarat govern­ment ap­pli­ca­tion seek­ing with­drawal of a 1996 at­tempt to mur­der case against 39 ac­cused, in­clud­ing BJP lead­ers and se­nior VHP func­tionary Pravin Togadia. The case re­lated to the at­tack on then BJP min­is­ter At­maram Pa­tel, who was con­sid­ered close to for­mer chief min­is­ter Shankersinh Vaghela. The ap­pli­ca­tion under CRPC sec­tion 321 (with­drawal from pros­e­cu­tion) was moved way back in 1998 by the then

BJP govern­ment led by Keshub­hai Pa­tel.

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