Congress spokesperson booked for alleged hate speech

07:15 PM Apr 18, 2024 | PTI |

The Kerala police on Thursday registered a case against Congress national spokesperson Shama Mohamed for allegedly making a hate speech during an election campaign in the Kozhikode Lok Sabha constituency recently.


The Medical College police said Mohamed has been booked under IPC Section 153 (Wantonly giving provocation with intent to cause riot–if rioting be committed–if not committed) and Section 125 of the Representation of People’s Act (Promoting enmity between classes in connection with election) based on the complaint forwarded to them by the Election Commission.

The poll panel received the complaint from a native of Thiruvananthapuram, they said.


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