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Hate speech: MIM legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi's custodial interrogation begins

Press Trust of India
Feb 01, 2013 at 03:25pm IST

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Hyderabad: The Nizamabad police is interrogating MIM legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi on February 1, facing sedition charges for his alleged "hate speech" in December last year, police said. Akbaruddin, who is in judicial remand and lodged at the Adilabad district jail, was brought to Nizamabad town this morning and was being questioned by Investigating officer at the Armed Reserve headquarters, they said.

A court in Nizamabad had earlier granted the police two-day custody of Akbaruddin (for February 1 and 2) to question him in connection with the December 8 speech delivered by him in Nizamabad town.

Akbaruddin, was suo-motu booked by Nirmal police in Adilabad and Nizamabad II Town police, besides by Osmania University police in Hyderabad and other parts of Andhra Pradesh for allegedly delivering provocative speeches against a particular community at Nizamabad and Nirmal in December, 2012.

Hate speech: Owaisi's custodial interrogation begins

Akbaruddin, was booked for allegedly delivering provocative speeches against a particular community in Dec, 2012.

Akbaruddin, MIM's floor leader in state Assembly, was arrested by Nirmal police from Gandhi Hospital in Hyderabad on January 8 and is lodged in Adilabad district jail after being sent to judicial remand from January 9.

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