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Delhi court seeks action taken report from police on Rahul Gandhi's 'derogatory' remarks against Narendra Modi

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Friday sought an Action Taken Report (ATR) from the Delhi Police on a criminal complaint seeking directions for the registration of an FIR under Section 124A of the Indian Penal Code on sedition against Congress president Rahul Gandhi.

 Delhi court seeks action taken report from police on Rahul Gandhis derogatory remarks against Narendra Modi

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi speaks at a rally in Shahdol. Twitter/INCIndia

The complaint was filed by Joginder Tuli, an advocate practising in the Supreme Court, saying that Rahul had accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "hiding behind the blood of soldiers" and doing "dalali" on their sacrifice.

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal sought the report from the Parliament Street Police by the next hearing on 15 May.

Advocate Tuli annexed a newspaper cutting, which published the news of Rahul's speech. The petitioner also alleged that he had approached the concerned police station, but no action was taken by the police.

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Updated Date: Apr 26, 2019 19:03:40 IST