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Pragya Singh Thakur withdraws discharge petition in high court

Mumbai, Dec 1 (UNI) In an important development in the 2008 Malegaon bomb blast case, BJP Lok Sabha MP Pragya Singh Thakur an accused in the case and her co-accused Sameer Kulkarni on Thursday withdrew their pleas from the Bombay High Court seeking discharge from the case.
Thakur and Kulkarni withdrew their petitions, filed in 2018, as the trial is in its fag end and 289 witnesses have been examined already.
Sr Advocate Prashant Maggu, appearing for Sadhvi told the court that since 289 witnesses have already been examined by the trial court, it would not be right to press for discharge from the case at this juncture and, hence, they would withdraw the plea.
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