Kasaragod (Ker) Apr 30 (PTI) A case was today registered against VHP leader Sadhvi Saraswati for allegedly exhorting violence and hurting religious sentiments in her speech at a Hindu convention near here recently.
The case was registered under non bailable sections of Indian Penal Code like 295A (deliberate and malicious intention of outraging the religious feelings of a citizen), 153 (giving provocation with intention to cause riot) and 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation) on a complaint from a person named Naufal, police said.
They said the sadhvi, while addressing a Hindu convention at Badiyadukki in the northernmost Kasaragod district, tried to create tension by her inflammatory speech on April 27.
The convention was organised by VHP and Bajrang Dal. PTI UD APR””
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