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Himachal Congress leader booked for Facebook post

IANS  |  Shimla 

Police on Tuesday booked a for his remarks inciting violence against

The FIR came hours after a similar criminal case was registered against Satti for allegedly making an obscene slur against while addressing an election meeting in Nalagarh's Ramshehar town in district on Saturday. The also issued a notice to Satti asking for a reply within 24 hours.

Additional Superintendent of Police told reporters that an FIR had been registered against Dharamsala-based and for a post announcing a "reward of Rs 10 lakh to anyone who cuts off Satti's tongue.

The ruling BJP had approached the state demanding a criminal case against "It is shameful that the Congress is stooping this low and even threatening bodily harm to the BJP leadership," the party said.

said the of Kangra had been directed to thoroughly probe the case and submit a report immediately.



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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 20:08 IST