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Police book case against TRS MP K Kavitha for remarks on Telangana, J&K

Kalvakuntla "Jammu and Kashmir and Telangana were both forcefully and at the same time annexed to the Indian Union," said Kavitha at the Indian Express Idea Exchange. (Source: PTI)
Express News Service | Hyderabad | Posted: August 11, 2014 5:53 pm

Police have registered a case against TRS MP and daughter of Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, K Kavitha, for her comments on Jammu and Kashmir and Telangana.

In July, speaking at the Indian Express Idea Exchange, Kavitha said  “Jammu and Kashmir and Telangana were both forcefully and at the same time annexed to the Indian Union”.

Following which a complaint was filed against the Nizamabad MP by K Karunasagar, an advocate and the convener of the BJP’s city legal cell.

The case was registered two days back under Sections 124-A (sedition) and 505 (statements conducing to public mischief) of IPC following directions from a local court, said a South Zone police official.

A local court had last week directed police to investigate and file a case against Kavitha. A police official investigating the case said legal opinion is being sought on the matter for further action.

With PTI inputs

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