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Police registers case against VHP leader Sadhvi Saraswati """


Press Trust of India
A case was today registered against VHP leader Sadhvi Saraswati for allegedly exhorting violence and hurting religious sentiments in her speech at a Hindu convention near here recently.
The case was registered under non bailable sections of Indian Penal Code like 295A (deliberate and malicious intention of outraging the religious feelings of a citizen), 153 (giving provocation with intention to cause riot) and 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation) on a complaint from a person named Naufal, police said.
They said the sadhvi, while addressing a Hindu convention at Badiyadukki in the northernmost Kasaragod district, tried to create tension by her inflammatory speech on April 27.
The convention was organised by VHP and Bajrang Dal.

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First Published: Apr 30 2018 | 6:40 PM IST

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