Today in New Delhi, India
Sep 18, 2018-Tuesday
-°C
New Delhi
  • Humidity
    -
  • Wind
    -

Shiv Sena leader Sudhir Suri booked for making ‘casteist remarks’ on WhatsApp

In their complaint to the police, Megh Singh and Shakti Kalyan of Amritsar alleged that Suri sent an audio on their WhatsApp that contained “casteist remarks” and “abusive words against the Dalit community”.

punjab Updated: Apr 18, 2018 15:56 IST
HT Correspondnet
HT Correspondnet
Hindustan Times, Amritsar
Shiv Sena leader,Shiv Sena,casteist remarks
“Suri has been sending such messages for a long time. With such messages, he is spreading hate, which may lead communal tension. He is also directly attacking the Dalit community due to which he should be booked under SC/ST Act,” the complainant said.(Reuters )

Civil Lines police booked Shiv Sena Sher-e-Punjab chief Sudhir Suri for allegedly making castiest remarks through a WhatsApp audio message on Wednesday.

In their complaint to the police, Megh Singh and Shakti Kalyan of Amritsar alleged that Suri sent an audio on their WhatsApp that contained “casteist remarks” and “abusive words against the Dalit community”.

“Suri has been sending such messages for a long time. With such messages, he is spreading hate, which may lead communal tension. He is also directly attacking the Dalit community due to which he should be booked under SC/ST Act,” the complainant said.

Sub-inspector of Majitha road police post, Prempal, said they will take action on the complaint, which has been registered under Section 3 of the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act and 67 of Information Technology Act.

The SI said the case is being investigated by assistant commissioner of police.

First Published: Apr 18, 2018 15:51 IST