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Delhi HC asks police to decide on FIRs for 'hate speeches' by 3 BJP leaders

The three BJP leaders are Kapil Mishra, Anurag Thakur and Parvesh Verma

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Citizenship Act | Delhi High Court | Citizenship Bill

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Bhartiya Janata Party Politician Kapil Mishra during a Havan before filing the Nomination for Delhi State Election, in New Delhi. Photo: ANI
Bhartiya Janata Party Politician Kapil Mishra | Photo: ANI

The Wednesday directed the police to take "conscious decision" with respect to lodging of FIRs against alleged hate speeches by three leaders in connection with the CAA violence and convey by Thursday.

The three leaders are -- Kapil Mishra, and

A bench of Justices S Muralidhar and Anup J Bhambhani took on record the assurance by special commissioner Praveer Ranjan that he will sit with the police commissioner today itself and view all video clips and take a conscious decision on lodging of FIRS.

The high court also issued notices to the parties concerned on the plea filed by the Centre seeking to be impleaded in the case.

The matter will be heard further on Thursday.

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First Published: Wed, February 26 2020. 16:48 IST
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