The Supreme Court transferred seven criminal cases pending against MNS chief Raj Thackeray in Bihar and Jharkhand to Delhi.
Thackeray is facing criminal prosecution for carrying out a violent agitation against North Indians, particularly people from Bihar.
A bench comprising Chief Justice K G Balakrishnan and Justice B S Chauhan ordered the transfer of cases to Teez Hazari courts in Delhi on a petition filed by Thackeray seeking transfer of all the cases pending against him in Bihar and Jharkhand, to any other State.
He had sought the transfer of cases on the grounds of personal security due to the charged atmosphere against him in the two states.
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