Akbaruddin Owaisi hate speech case: Court to pronounce judgment on April 12

Special Sessions Court for the trial of MPs and MLAs will pronounce judgment in AIMIM legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi’s `hate speech’ case on April 12.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  8 April 2022 2:56 AM GMT
Akbaruddin Owaisi hate speech case: Court to pronounce judgment on April 12

Hyderabad: Special Sessions Court for the trial of MPs and MLAs will pronounce judgment in AIMIM legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi's `hate speech' case on April 12.

The arguments in the case concluded on Thursday and the court posted the matter for judgment on April 12.

Akbaruddin Owaisi, the younger brother of All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul-Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi, was booked under relevant sections of the IPC for making a "hate" speech. He allegedly used inflammatory and derogatory language against a community at a public meeting in Nirmal town in December 2012.

Nirmal town police had booked the legislator and party town president Azeem Bin Yahiya under section 120-B (criminal conspiracy),153-A (promoting enmity between two groups based on religion), 295 (A) (deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs), 298 (deliberate intention of wounding the religious feelings of any person) and 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) of IPC.

The court has examined as many as 38 witnesses in the case and the prosecution has also filed a forensic report obtained from the Chandigarh FSL in connection with the video recording.

Akbaruddin Owaisi, floor leader of AIMIM in the Telangana Legislative Assembly, was earlier arrested and later released on bail.

AIMIM legislator along with the then district party president Azeem-Bin-Yahiya were present in the court.

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