Police book Navneet Rana for 'vote for Pakistan' jibe against Congress in Telangana

 

by IANS | Fri, May 10, 2024, 03:15 PM



Hyderabad, May 10 (IANS) Telangana Police registered a case against former actress and BJP leader Navneet Rana for her remarks against the Congress party during an election campaign in the state.


A case under Sections 171C (undue influence at elections) r/w 171 F (Punishment for undue influence), 171 G (False statement in connection with elections) and Section 188 (Disobedience to order duly promulgated by a public servant) Indian Penal Code (IPC) was registered against her at Shadnagar Police Station in Rangareddy District.


Navneet Rana, who is a BJP candidate from the Amravati constituency in Maharashtra, had made the remarks while campaigning in Shadnagar town on May 8.


Police said the case was registered on a complaint by the Election Commission’s Flying Squad.


The MP had allegedly remarked that a vote for Congress party will be a vote for Pakistan.



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