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Case against Dhoni for posing as Hindu god

Updated: Monday, May 6, 2013, 17:44 [IST]
 
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Bangalore, May 6: A case has been registered in a local court against Indian captain MS Dhoni for allegedly "denigrating" a Hindu god and "hurting" the religious sentiments of the Hindus.

The 6th Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (ACMM) Choori Khan registered a case under section 295 (injuring or defiling place of worship with intent to insult the religion of any class) along with 34 of the Indian Penal Code against Dhoni on a complaint filed by social activist Jayakumar Hiremath.

Case against Dhoni for posing as god

In his complaint, Hiremath alleged that by posing for an advertisement in a business magazine as Lord Vishnu holding several things including a shoe in his hands, Dhoni had denigrated the Hindu god and hurt religious feelings of the Hindus.

Taking cognisance of the offence and registering the case, the court posted it to May 12 for recording of the statement of the complainant.

PTI

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Story first published:  Monday, May 6, 2013, 17:16 [IST]
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