Asaduddin Owaisi's brother Akbaruddin in trouble over poll speech, arrest warrant issued

Kishanganj Superintendent of Police Rajiv Ranjan has ordered arrest of All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Asaduddin Owaisi's brother Akbaruddin for allegedly making inflammatory speech at an election rally on Monday.

Updated: Oct 07, 2015, 11:45 AM IST
Asaduddin Owaisi's brother Akbaruddin in trouble over poll speech, arrest warrant issued

Patna: Kishanganj Superintendent of Police Rajiv Ranjan has ordered arrest of All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Asaduddin Owaisi's brother Akbaruddin for allegedly making inflammatory speech at an election rally on Monday.

A case was registered against Akbaruddin Owaisi on Monday.

Akbaruddin's speech, Ranjan said, violated provisions of section 144 of Crpc and an FIR has been lodged under sections 153A and 188 of IPC at Kochadhaman police station.

Section 153A deals with promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, race, place of birth, residence, language and doing acts prejudicial to maintenance of harmony, while section 188 deals with disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant.

Section 153A deals with promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, race, place of birth, residence, language and doing acts prejudicial to maintenance of harmony, while section 188 deals with disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant.

The AIMIM is contesting six seats in the Bihar Assembly elections.

The other constituencies and candidates are: Kishangunj/Taseeruddin, Rani Gunj/Amit Paswan, Baisi/Gulam Sarwar, Amour/Nawazish Alam and Balrampur/Md Adil.

Earlier, Owaisi had defended his brother Akbaruddin's speech at an election meeting in Kishangunj on Sunday in which he called Prime Minister Narendra Modi a 'zalim' (tyrant) and 'shaitan' (devil).