CBI court orders framing of charges against Advani, Joshi, others

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Lucknow, May 30 (IANS) The special CBI court on Tuesday ordered framing of charges against BJP leaders L.K. Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti and nine others in the Babri Masjid demolition case.

The charges will be framed under section 120 B, criminal conspiracy.

Earlier, all the 12 accused had pleaded not guilty and had moved a ‘discharge application’ rejecting the charges levelled against them.

Special judge S.K. Yadav rejected the plea and ordered framing of charges against all the 12 accused.

The accused have, however, been given bail on personal bonds.

–IANS

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