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Dec 23, 2006 at 02:31pm IST

Row over Ravi Shastri 'eating beef'

New Delhi: An Indore court has issued notice to a petitioner, who moved an application seeking registration of case against former cricketer and commentator Ravi Shastri for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments of Hindus by reportedly eating beef.

UNI reports that, Manoj Malpani, a Bajrang Dal leader in Indore, has sought that cases under sections 295 A and 298 A of IPC be registered against the former cricketer. Malpani has filed an application before Judicial Magistrate First Class R K Batham in this regard.

A television channel had reported about beef eating by Shastri during the India-South Africa test match in Johannesburg.

IN TROUBLE: An application seeking registration of case against Shastri has been filed in Indore court.

The court has summoned the applicant on January 5 to record his statement.