Case filed against BJP's Kapil Mishra, AAP's Tahir Hussain

A case was filed on Thursday against BJP leader Kapil Mishra in a Muzaffarpur court in Bihar for allegedly making inflammatory speeches that led to riots and arson in Delhi which claimed 38 lives and left over 200 dead. Chief Judicial Magistrate Mukesh Kumar posted the matter for hearing on March 12, two days after Holi.

In his petition, M Raju Nayyar, who claims to be a social worker and a resident of the Muzaffarpur town, said the BJP leader had allegedly made an inflammatory speech at a public meeting on February 23 in Jafarabad area of Delhi in which he asked policemen to vacate a road blocked by anti-CAA protesters.The petitioner claimed that the BJP leader had told the policemen that if they could not get the road cleared, he would get it done with the help of his supporters.