You are here: Home » Politics » News » North
Business Standard

Police complaint filed against expelled AAP MP over 'objectionable video'

Alleged video was shared in a closed group on WhatsApp

Press Trust of India  |  Ludhiana 

whatsapp, WhatsApp
Representative Image.

A complaint has been filed with police against suspended MP for allegedly uploading an "objectionable video" on a WhatsApp group through his official mobile number.

Khalsa, however, said he was in the when the video was posted on WhatsApp and his mobile phone was not with him at that time.

The complaint has been lodged with the Deputy Inspector General (DIG), range, Gursharan Singh Sandhu by a social worker, Renu Sonia.

She said in her complaint that the video was uploaded in a WhatsApp group in which she was also a member.

She has sought action against the MP, said Satnam Singh Dhaliwal, president of the Universal Human Rights Organisation. Renu is a member the human rights body.

DIG Sandhu on Saturday said he has marked an inquiry in the case to Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Khanna, Navjot Singh Mahal.

On his part, 70-year-old Khalsa, MP from Fatehgarh Sahib in Punjab, said he was in the when alleged the incident took place the video might have got uploaded by a child.

"I had left the mobile phone at my relative's place where a child might have posted the video on the WhatsApp group," he said.

First Published: Sat, September 16 2017. 16:15 IST