FIR registered against top Indian leader for calling PM Modi a "Masood Azhar" like terrorist
NEW DELHI - An FIR was lodged against spokesperson of Congress party Pawan Khera, accusing him of promoting enmity by making defamatory statement against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at Gomtinagar police station on Monday.
The FIR was lodged on the complaint of BJP workers, Hindustan Times has reported.
According to the complaint lodged by one Shivam Tripathi and others, Khera ‘tried to promote enmity by making derogatory comments against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’.
As per the complaint, Khera allegedly likened Modi to Masood Azhar, a Pakistan based terrorist, Osama bin Laden, Dawood Ibrahim and dreaded terror outfit ISIS, during a debate on a news channel.
Based on the complaint, police lodged an FIR against Khera under section 153A (promoting enemity)
295A (deliberate and malicious attempt to outrage religious feelings) and 505(public mischief) of IPC.
SSP Lucknow Kalanidhi Naithani said the matter was being investigated and suitable action will be taken against the accused person post investigation.