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Owaisi Hate Speech Case: Delhi Court Orders Probe Into FIR Against AIMIM Chief Over 2014 Hate Speech

Complainant said he had found it was not the first time that the leader had delivered "hate speech and created terror and fear" in the minds of one community.

Updated: January 29, 2019 11:46 AM IST

By News Desk

Asaduddin Owaisi
Asaduddin Owaisi

New Delhi: Delhi’s Karkardooma Court on Tuesday ordered further investigation into an FIR filed against All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimin (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi in an alleged hate speech delivered by him in 2014. The court issued directions on a protest petition filed by the main complainant Ajay Gautam against Delhi police’s closure report. (Also read: Owaisi Says Kashmir is, Will be an Integral Part of India)

The complainant said that on June 5, 2014, he had read an article in the online edition of a newspaper in which Owaisi had allegedly delivered a speech against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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He said he had found it was not the first time that the leader had delivered “hate speech and created terror and fear” in the minds of one community.

Meanwhile, a charge sheet had been filed against Owaisi in Telangana also. The charge sheet was filed in a court in Adilabad district after the state government gave permission for his prosecution. The high court had ordered police to expedite the process of filing the charge sheet.

A division bench comprising acting Chief Justice Dilip B Bhosale and Justice SV Bhatt was dealing with a PIL seeking direction to police to complete the investigations in the FIRs registered against Owaisi.

Two cases were registered against Akbaruddin at two police stations in Adilabad and Nizamabad districts in relation to his alleged hate speeches at Nirmal and Nizamabad on December 8 and 22, 2012. He was booked for promoting enmity between people.

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