Jan 09, 2013, 07.51 PM | Source: PTI



The fresh charges under sections 120-B (criminal The fresh charges under sections 120-B (criminal conspiracy), 295A (deliberate and malicious acts intended to outrage religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs), 124A (sedition), 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) and section 505 of IPC (punishment for spreading false and mischievous statements), were added. The police has sought a seven-day custody of the legislator for questioning as part of its probe. Karimnagar Range Deputy Inspector General (DIG) R Bhimanayak told PTI. The FIRs were registered suo moto at Adilabad and Nizamabad districts after the legislator had allegedly used inflammatory and derogatory language against a particular community during his public speeches last month while the Osmania University police in Hyderabad booked him subsequently following a court directive. There was tension in Adilabad and Nizamabad districts where a bandh was called by MIM protesting Akbaruddin's arrest even as most of the shops and business establishments in several localities of old city in Hyderabad remained closed. Akbaruddin, who is the MIM leader in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly, was taken into custody yesterday after he underwent a series of medical tests soon after he sought four-day period to appear before the police, citing health reasons. He has been elected from the Chandrayangutta constituency in the Old City of Hyderabad for the third time.PTI RAO VVK DK VMN


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