On Sunday night, on the finish of a two-day ‘dharma sansad’ held in Raipur, Kalicharan Maharaj had allegedly used abusive phrases towards Mahatma Gandhi
Hindu non secular chief Kalicharan Maharaj, arrested over alleged derogatory remarks about Mahatma Gandhi, was on Friday despatched in judicial custody by a courtroom in Chhattisgarh’s Raipur district.
The police produced him within the courtroom a day forward of the expiry of his police remand, saying that they had questioned him and didn’t want his additional custody.
After his arrest from neighbouring Madhya Pradesh on Thursday early morning by Raipur police, the Raipur courtroom had despatched him in police custody for 2 days.
“He was scheduled to be produced once more on Saturday. However police accomplished the questioning and introduced him earlier than Judicial Justice of the Peace First Class Chetna Thakur on Friday and requested that he be despatched in judicial custody,” mentioned District Prosecution Officer Hina Yasmin Khan.
The courtroom despatched him in judicial remand until January 13, she instructed PTI.
After his alleged remarks in regards to the Mahatma went viral and drew widespread condemnation, Raipur police on Thursday apprehended Kalicharan Maharaj alias Abhijeet Dhananjay Saraag from close to Bageshwar Dham, about 25 km from Khajuraho city in Madhya Pradesh.
Earlier than that, on Sunday, an FIR was registered towards him at Tikrapara police station right here below IPC sections 505 (2) (statements creating or selling enmity, hatred or ill-will between courses) and 294 (obscene acts). Later, police added part 124 A (sedition) too.
His arrest had led to a row between the BJP authorities in Madhya Pradesh and the Congress authorities in Chhattisgarh. The MP authorities claimed that its police weren’t intimated in regards to the motion.
On Sunday night, on the finish of a two-day ‘dharma sansad’ (faith parliament) held in Raipur, Kalicharan Maharaj had allegedly used abusive phrases towards Mahatma Gandhi.