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FIR registered against Katiyar, Verma in J&K

Katiyar and Verma had announced a reward of Rs 1 lakh each for any civilian for killing a terrorist.

india Updated: Jun 10, 2006 12:41 IST

An FIR was registered on Saturday against senior BJP leaders Vinay Katiyar and Sahib Singh Verma by Jammu and Kashmir Police for their statement announcing monetary rewards to civilians killing terrorist.

Katiyar and Verma have been booked for "making provocative statements" and "inciting communal passions" under Section 123-A and 153-A Ranbir Penal Code (RPC) in Nowabad police station in Jammu, Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG), Niaz Mehmood,said.

Katiyar and Verma had announced a reward of Rs one lakh each for any civilian for killing a terrorist and Rs two lakh for a civilian's family if he laid down his life fighting terrorist.