Twitter celebrity Sameet Thakkar has filed a plea before the Bombay High Court seeking directions to quash and set aside an FIR filed against him for allegedly tweeting abusive content on his personal Twitter handle against the present Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Uddhav Thackeray.
The Bench comprising of Justices SS Shinde and MS Karnik heard the petition on Thursday. Advocates Abhinav Chandrachud, Yashovardhan Deshmukh and RS Renu appeared on behalf of Sameet Thakker. Additional Public Prosecutor JP Yagnik appeared for the State.
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