BJP president Amit Shah gets clean chit in 2014 hate speech case

The police had yesterday filed the final report in a local court, saying, "there is no evidence against Amit Shah in the hate speech case," according to the prosecution.

By: PTI | Muzaffarnagar | Published:January 20, 2016 1:38 pm
Amit Shah hate speech, AMit Shah BJP, BJP Amit Shah, BJP news The police had yesterday filed the final report in a local court, saying, “there is no evidence against Amit Shah in the hate speech case,” according to the prosecution. (Express Photo by: Oinam Anand)

BJP President Amit Shah has been given a clean chit by the UP Police in a case of hate speech in Muzaffarnagar district in April 2014 during Lok Sabha elections.

The police had yesterday filed the final report in a local court, saying, “there is no evidence against him in the case,” according to the prosecution.

The final report would now be placed before the judicial magistrate who will take a final call.

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The UP Police had lodged an FIR in Kakroli Police Station against Shah, accusing him of making an objectionable speech in Barwar village in Muzaffarnagar district on April 4, 2014.

Shah had allegedly said that, “If (Narendra Modi) Modi wins, ‘mulla’ Mulayam’s government will fall”.

According to the prosecution, then sub divisional magistrate of Minrapur/assistant returning officer Baburam had on the directives of EC filed a complaint against Shah under section 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) of IPC and 123(3)of Representation of People Act (relating to appeal by a candidate to vote on basis of religion, race, caste, community or language).

According to the FIR, Shah had allegedly said that the SP treats Muslims as vote bank and that others would not vote for it.

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    Srividya Jayaraman
    Jan 20, 2016 at 10:14 am
    Let BJP loose elections in all states and let sixular terrorist Congress comes to power in Centre and we can see regularly bomb blast like pathankot not only in Bombay but through out in each and ecery state
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      MapilGarma
      Jan 20, 2016 at 9:51 am
      ‘mulla’ Mulayam’s government will fall”. this sounds funny...and also proves that Mullayam is running his sons govt from behind!z
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        anwarbashasheik@yahoo
        Jan 20, 2016 at 10:11 am
        all BJP people getting clean chit (MODI ,AMIT) even salman khan also
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          Raj
          Jan 20, 2016 at 9:27 am
          Not surprising...after all he is from the ruling party which has been having its way for the past year or so. Amit Shah is such a clean soul !!!!!
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            Raj
            Jan 20, 2016 at 9:25 am
            Why call names to counter someone's opinion. Why be so uncivilized ?
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              Rajesh
              Jan 20, 2016 at 9:07 am
              "BJP president Amit Shah gets clean chit in 2014 hate speech case" ..... It is a regular habit of pseudo-seculars to make false cases and fake allegations against BJP. Just like Kargil coffin and 2002 riots, the truth has come out.
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                Rajesh
                Jan 20, 2016 at 11:14 am
                Bad news, ch..tiya. But the case is in Muzzafarnagar under "secular" SP. UP Police gave the clean chit. How much will you lie, shamless b****d?
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                  Rajesh
                  Jan 20, 2016 at 11:13 am
                  If you see a bird, would you not call it a bird? Similarly when you see an , you have to call it an .
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