In a remarkable decision, the Mumbai High Court not just came down heavily on the Mumbai Police but also stated that if in future any such riots happen then the losses faced by the shopkeepers would either be paid up by the rioters or by the state government. MNS Chief Raj Thackarey to retreat and suspend his agitation for Marathi signboards on shops after the Mumbai High Court turned its heat towards Raj Thackarey and his supporters. The judges J N Patel and KK Tated, in an interim order also lashed the Mumbai police ordering them to learn the guidelines of the police department. The High Court has directed the Mumbai police to send a 149 notice to Raj Thackarey instead of 144. the judges further directed the state government to submit a letter within a month regarding the action taken on Raj Thackarey and a complete survey of the people affected by the riots held by MNS party and payment of the losses faced by them. The President of the Retail Traders’ Association spoke with the media. The Federation’s lawyer Majid Menon too expressed content in the High Court’s order. With cameraperson Rajendra Prasad, Rajeev Mishra for NMTV News.
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