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Kathua Rape Case: BJP leader Lal Singh's brother booked after a video of him 'insulting' J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti goes viral; see video

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 22 May 2018, 10:59 IST

A video of a BJP leader and former Jammu and Kashmir state minister Lal Singh's brother using derogatory language against state chief minister Mehbooba Mufti has gone viral. As the video went viral, national conference leader Omar Abdullah has demanded that an FIR be lodged against the lawmaker's brother.

The senior BJP leader and J&K former minister who was led to quit after being part of a rally in Jammu in support of Kathua rape accuse led a massive rally in Kathua district from Lakhanbpur to Hiranagar in a move to demand a CBI probe into the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in January.

The 26-second video clip of BJP leader's brother Chaudhary Rajinder Singh purportedly shot during a rally in 'Dogri Swabhiman' shows him atop a vehicle and using abusive language against J&K chief minister Mehbooba Mufti. A group of people can be seen enjoying and clapping in the video as the rally moves.

Watch video here

Taking to Twitter, Abdullah said that the language used against CM Mufti is 'absolutely unacceptable'.

Omar Abdullah tweeted, “This is absolutely unacceptable language used against @MehboobaMufti & is unequivocally condemned with the request that @JmuKmrPolice file an FIR against this abusive individual.”

The police said they have filed an FIR at the Kathua police station and action will be taken against the BJP legislator's brother.

Also read: Jammu and Kashmir: ‘Catch them alive and understand their grievances’ new mantras of security forces battling militancy in the state

First published: 22 May 2018, 10:59 IST
 
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