FIR against Kumar Ketkar for his defamatory article, made allegations against Indian Judiciary and RSS

Published: Thursday, Oct 20,2011, 18:41 IST
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FIR, Kumar Ketkar, defamatory article, allegations against Indian Judiciary and RSS, Sangh Parivar

Today Dapoli court issued ordered Police to register FIR against Divya Marathi editor Kumar Ketkar for his defamatory article in Loksatta on October 25,2010.

Dapoli based social activist N R Shigwan had earlier issued legal notice to Ketkar to seek the clarification regarding allegations made by Ketkar against Indian Judiciary and RSS. After unable to get answer to his notice from Ketkar, today he approached Hon Court to seek exemplary legal action against Kumar Ketkar under IPC clauses 499,500 and 501.

After carefully hearing argument by Shigwan's lawyer Adv Mrs Ashwini,court was visible upset to hear the allegations made by Ketkar against judiciary and immediately passed the order to Dapoli Police to register FIR against former Loksatta editor Kumar Ketkar.

The next hearing of the case would be on January 9,2012.Before which Dapoli Police are likely to issue summon to Kumar Ketkar to register his statement.In case of failure to respond to notice issued by Police,Police may request Hon.Court to issue non-bailable warrent against Ketkar.

This is second consecutive blow to Ketkar after loosing the post of Loksatta editor few months ago.

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