Court reserves order on plea against Rahul for ‘khoon ki dalali’ jibe at Modi

Rahul Gandhi, The Federal, English news website
Gandhi was on his way back to the airport after appearing before a Patna court and getting bail in a defamation case filed by Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi

A Delhi court on Wednesday (May 22) reserved for June 7 its order on a complaint seeking lodging of an FIR against Rahul Gandhi for his alleged ‘Khoon ki Dalali’ remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Additional chief metropolitan magistrate Samar Vishal reserved order on the complaint, filed by advocate Joginder Tuli, which has sought direction to the police to register an FIR against Gandhi for allegedly making derogatory remarks in 2016 against PM Modi, accusing him of hiding behind the blood of soldiers and cashing in on their sacrifice.

The Delhi Police had on May 15 filed an action taken report before the court in which the police had said that Gandhi allegedly made the defamatory statement against the prime minister for which a suit may be filed.

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