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HC asks SG to advice police on lodging of FIRs against 3 BJP leaders for hate speeches

CrossTown News 2020-02-26 15:57:15

HC Asks SG To Advice Police On Lodging Of FIRs Against 3 BJP Leaders For Hate Speeches

26 February, 2020, By Cross Town News

New Delhi, Feb 26: The Delhi High Court asked Solicitor General Tushar Mehta to advice the police commissioner on lodging of FIRs against alleged hate speeches by three BJP leaders in connection with the CAA violence.

The high court said the situation outside was very unpleasant.

During the hearing, the court asked Mehta and Deputy Commissioner of Police (crime branch) Rajesh Deo if they had seen the video clip of BJP leader Kapil Mishra making alleged hate speeches.

While the solicitor general maintained that he does not watch television and has not seen those clips, Deo said he has watched the video of BJP leaders Anurag Thakur and Parvesh Verma but has not seen that of Mishra.

The SG urged the court to implead the Centre as a party in the petition as the issue involves law and order and requested that the matter be heard on Thursday.