Court rejected Hardik plea to discharge him of sedition charges

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Court rejected Hardik plea to discharge him of sedition charges

Ahmedabad, Feb 22: A court here on Wednesday rejected a petition by Patidar reservation leader Hardik Patel to discharge him in a sedition case filed by Gujarat Government.The state government had filed the case against the 24-year-old leader in the wake of a pitched statewide agitation for reservations for the Patidar community in 2015, that witnessed incidents of violence. As many as a dozen persons had lost their lives.The Ahmedabad Crime Branch had filed a 2,700-page chargesheet in January 2016 against Patel and his former associates Dinesh Bhambania, Chirag Patel and Ketan Patel for damage to property, sedition, pre-planned conspiracy and other criminal activities.