Devendra Fadnavis appears before Nagpur court in connection with poll affidavit case, gets bail on personal bond of Rs 15,000

The court has now posted the matter for further hearing on 30 March

Press Trust of India February 20, 2020 14:43:09 IST
Devendra Fadnavis appears before Nagpur court in connection with poll affidavit case, gets bail on personal bond of Rs 15,000
  • Devendra Fadnavis appeared before a Nagpur court on Thursday in connection with a complaint seeking criminal proceedings against him for alleged non-disclosure of criminal cases in his election affidavit in 2014

  • Fadnavis was granted exemption from appearance on four earlier occasions since November 2019

  • The court has now posted the matter for further hearing on 30 March

Nagpur: Former Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis appeared before a Nagpur court on Thursday in connection with a complaint seeking criminal proceedings against him for alleged non-disclosure of criminal cases in his election affidavit in 2014.

Devendra Fadnavis appears before Nagpur court in connection with poll affidavit case gets bail on personal bond of Rs 15000

File image of Devendra Fadnavis. PTI

The senior BJP leader was given the last chance by chief metropolitan magistrate PS Ingle to appear before the court on Thursday.

Taking note of Fadnavis' appearance before the court, the magistrate granted him bail on a personal bond of Rs 15,000.

The court was hearing an application filed by advocate Satish Uke, seeking criminal proceedings to be initiated against Fadnavis for alleged non-disclosure of criminal cases registered against him in his election affidavit in 2014.

Fadnavis was granted exemption from appearance on four earlier occasions since November 2019.

The court has now posted the matter for further hearing on 30 March.

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