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Varun Gandhi's hate speech CD not doctored: Report

delhi Updated: Jun 21, 2009 14:29 IST

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A CD containing the alleged hate speeches of BJP leader Varun Gandhi, which created a furore ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, was "not doctored", the Hyderabad-based Forensic Science Laboratory has said in its report.

"The FSL report, which was received by police yesterday, has confirmed that the voice in the tapes is that of Varun Gandhi and the CD is not doctored," police officer Mani Ram Rao, who is investigating the cases lodged against Varun for his speeches at public meetings on March 7 and 8, said on Sunday.

Findings of the FSL report were also confirmed by Pilibhit district magistrate Ajay Chauhan, who said, "Though I have not seen the report yet, but I have been told that the FSL had said that the voice contained in the tape is that of Varun Gandhi."

Cases were lodged against 29-year-old Varun for delivering 'hate speeches' during public meeting at Barekhera and Lalauribagh on March 7 and Deshnagar on March 8.