BJP Seeks FIR Against Congress Leader For ‘Derogatory, Defamatory’ Remarks About PM

Srinagar, Oct 2: BJP (Kashmir Unit) party leaders headed by former MLC Surinder Ambardar Saturday lodged complaint with police, seeking an FIR against Indian National congress leader and former MLA Sopore Abdul Rasheed Dar over alleged derogatory and defamatory remarks about Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi.

In a formal written complaint addressed to Station officer Ram Munshi Bagh Police station, the BJP maintained that “the remarks of the congress has demeaned the office of the Prime Minister of India and has only nefariously and maliciously tried to provoke and maliciously instigate the public and threatening the life of Prime Minister with a view to create public disorder.

“The act of the former Congress legislator is a criminal offence punishable under Indian penal code and should be banned from public life and politics”, the Complaint reads.

As such it is requested to kindly register a FIR against under Sections 116, 141,142,143,153,153A, 153B,171F,189, 499, 500,501,503, 504,505,506 of IPC besides the relevant section of the IT Act. The said person is also liable to be prosecuted as per the provisions of Representation of People’s Act and after lodgment of the FIR the above mentioned person be punished under law in order to meet the justice, the complaint reads.

Senior BJP leader and former member Legislative Council Surinder Ambardar said that the ‘silence maintained by the Congress leadership’ speaks about the ‘degraded and hate politics’ of the party.

“We have demanded an FIR be immediately lodged against Dar and he should be booked under various sections of the IPC and IT Act as well as People’s Representation Act so that no one tries to demean and defame the sanctity of our prime minister ever again”, Ambardar further said.

When contacted, SHO Ram Munshi said that complaint moved by the party leaders has been received. “We are verifying the allegations stated in the complaint besides looking into the place of occurrence to initiate any further action”, the SHO said. gns

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