Actor and BJP chief Mithun Chakraborty has filed a petition earlier than the Calcutta High Court searching for quashing of a case registered in opposition to him for allegedly inciting post-poll violence by his speeches, during which he made a press release for his movies. Popular dialogues had been spoken.
His counsel mentioned on Tuesday that the matter is prone to be heard later this week earlier than an acceptable bench of the court docket.
Chakraborty claimed that the utterances of such movie dialogues had been merely amusing and he’s harmless and under no circumstances linked with any offense as alleged by the complainant.
The complainant, in his FIR at Kolkata’s Maniktala police station, claimed that the actor had used dialogues like “marbo khane lash porbe shoshane (I will kill you here and the body will fall in the crematorium)” and “ek chobole chhabi”. Snakebite and you’ll grow to be an image throughout BJP’s election rally at Brigade Parade Ground in Kolkata for the West Bengal Assembly elections.
It was alleged that these dialogues had been the explanation for the post-poll violence within the state.
Chakraborty has sought quashing of the proceedings in opposition to him pending earlier than the Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate within the Sealdah court docket earlier than the High Court. He has been charged with selling enmity between totally different teams, deliberately inflicting insults to disturb the peace and making statements meant to trigger public mischief.
With inputs from TheIndianEXPRESS