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Case filed against Rahul for addressing JeM chief as 'Masood

Press Trust of India  |  Morigaon (Assam) 

A case was Wednesday filed against in Assam's district for allegedly revering Jaish-e- Mohammed (JeM) by suffixing honorific "ji" to his name.

activist Raju Mahanta filed the complaint, contending that the has shown his "anti- stance by addressing a terrorist with a 'ji'", Pradip Nath, the officer-in-charge of police station.

An FIR has been registered in the case and police are investigating the matter, Nath added.

Azhar's outfit had plotted the February 14 Pulwama terrorist attack, which killed 40 CRPF personnel.

On Tuesday, a in had also filed a case against Gandhi in a Muzaffarpur court, asserting that the chief's reference to as " ji" has hurt people's sentiments.

At a meeting of Congress workers in on Monday, Gandhi had attacked the BJP, saying, "These people with 56-inch chest, you would recall, in their previous government, the went in an aircraft with ji and handed over Masood Azhar there in

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First Published: Wed, March 13 2019. 21:16 IST