PATNA: Police have registered a case against Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar and BJP leader LK Advani for their six-year-old elections speeches targeting previous Rashtriya Janata Dal regime, according to reports in the local media.
The case has been lodged with the Ara town police station in Bhojpur district.
Both the leaders had in their election speeches had allegedly said the kidnapping industry remained thriving during the previous RJD regime.
Subsequently, a local lawyer filed a complaint case in a local court after which the court ordered registration of case against both the leader but the police ignored the order.
The complaint again rushed to the court which asked the officer-in-charge concerned to file a case against himself and inform the court.
It was in the light of this order that the case was finally registered against both Kumar and Advani. Both the leaders were in the NDA then.
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