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Delhi court grants bail to Tharoor over 'scorpion' remarks

PTI
Published : Jun 7, 2019, 11:07 am IST
Updated : Jun 7, 2019, 11:07 am IST

Tharoor was granted relief on a personal bond of Rs 20,000 after he appeared before the court and moved bail application.

A Delhi court granted bail to Congress leader Shashi Tharoor Friday on a complaint over his alleged 'scorpion' remarks referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (Photo: File)
 A Delhi court granted bail to Congress leader Shashi Tharoor Friday on a complaint over his alleged 'scorpion' remarks referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (Photo: File)

New Delhi: A Delhi court granted bail to Congress leader Shashi Tharoor Friday on a complaint over his alleged 'scorpion' remarks referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal granted relief to Tharoor on a personal bond of Rs 20,000 after he appeared before the court and moved bail application.

 

The court was hearing a criminal defamation complaint filed against Tharoor by Delhi BJP leader Rajeev Babbar, who had said his religious sentiments were hurt by the Congress leader's statement.

Tags: shashi tharoor, congress, scorpion, delhi court, bail
Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi