Yuvraj Singh arrested in alleged casteist remarks case, launched on bail

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Up to date: Sunday, October 17, 2021, 11:21 PM [IST]

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Hisar, October 17:
Hansi Police arrested cricketer Yuvraj Singh and launched him on bail in a caste reference case whereas referencing one other participant throughout an Instagram stay occasion.

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A resident of Hansi, Rajat Kalsan, had filed an FIR in opposition to Yuvraj Singh below varied sections of the IPC and SC/ST Act.

Hansi SP Nitika Gahlout knowledgeable right here as we speak that Singh has joined the investigation as per court docket directions with investigator as we speak.

The SP stated he was launched on bail after his arrest. She stated the police had already recovered the cricketer’s cellphone.

It needs to be talked about that Yuvraj was convicted below Sections 153A (selling enmity between completely different teams on grounds of faith, race, place of origin, residence, language, and many others., and finishing up acts detrimental to the upkeep of concord), 153B (imputations, assertions detrimental to nationwide integration) of the IPC and part 3(1)(u) of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Act ( prevention and atrocities) on the grievance of a lawyer and activist based mostly in Hansi, Rajat Kalsan.

Kalsan had alleged that Yuvraj, throughout an Instagram Stay, made an objectionable comment whereas referring to a different participant.

The cricketer has approached the Excessive Courtroom of Punjab and Haryana looking for the annulment of the FIR whereas pleading innocence within the case.

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