Dalit leader, Jignesh Mewani, charged for comments against Narendra Modi at an event in Karnataka

Apr 08, 2018, 08:13 IST | mid-day online desk

A case has been registered against Dalit leader and Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mewani for allegedly making incendiary remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an event in Chitradurga, Karnataka, police said

Jignesh Mewani. Pic/PTI
Jignesh Mewani. Pic/PTI

The police said that a case has been filed agaisnt Dalit leader and Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mewani allegedly made incendiary remarks against Narendra Modi at an event he was headinf in Chitradurga, Karnataka

The case was filed based on a complaint from a designated 'flying squad officer' on election duty of Chitradurga Assembly Constituency, T Jayanth. In his complaint, T Jayanth alleged that Jignesh Mewani had made the remarks against PM Modi, while addressing a gathering at an event in Chitradurga last evening. Cases were registered under IPC sections 153, 188, 117 and 34, police said.

(with inputs from Agencies)

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