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Delhi police finds no cognisable offence in sedition complaint against Rahul

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No is made out in the complaint against Rahul Gandhi, the Police told a special court in on Wednesday. The case pertains to Gandhi's remarks against in context of the 2016 surgical strikes.

Police submitted an Action Taken Report before today.

The police, in the report, stated that a defamation suit may be filed against for his remark.

"As per the contents of the complaint, no is made out. made the defamatory statement against PM for which a defamatory suit may be filed by the individual against whom the statement was made," the police said.

The report was filed by the Police in pursuance to court's directions over an application moved by an advocate, He had sought a direction to the police for registering an FIR against the under charges of

had, in 2016, accused PM Modi of "hiding behind the blood of soldiers and doing dalali on their (soldiers') sacrifice" during a public meeting.

The matter is now slated for hearing on May 22.

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First Published: Wed, May 15 2019. 15:31 IST