BJP leader Subramanian Swamy for allegedly hurting sentiments of Muslim community

HC asks police to decide about FIR on Subramanian SwamyImage: Subramanian Swamy
news Friday, January 29, 2016 - 09:03

The Gujarat High Court has asked the Kutch police to take a call on registering an FIR against BJP leader Subramanian Swamy for allegedly hurting sentiments of Muslim community by making "objectionable" comment in Assam in March last year.

While hearing a petition filed by Bhuj-based Congress leader Adam Chaaki, who alleged that Bhuj city police of Kutch district has not taken any action on his complaint against Swamy, High Court judge J B Pardiwala had yesterday ordered the police to a take a call on the matter.

In the order, Pardiwala stated that police must take a call about registering an FIR after they have already taken an application from the petitioner earlier and also recorded his statement.

In his petition, Chaaki alleged that during his speech at a function in Gauhati in Assam in March last year, Swamy had claimed to have said that mosque is not a religious structure.

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