Delhi police sends notice to news website for reporting hate speech, no case against hate monger

A screenshot of the hate speech video.

The Delhi police have sent a notice to a news website for reporting hate speech of Hindu right-wing members against Muslims that took place at Jantar Mantar on February 5.

The police have called the reports published by the news website Molitics “offensive malicious and inciting posts”.

However, no case has been registered against the Hindu right-wing member who issued open threats to Muslims and Christians.

“It has been observed that you are using Social Media for posting offensive, malicious and inciting posts. New Delhi District’s Cyber Police Station, the Nodal Agency for cyber crimes in New Delhi District of Delhi Police hereby issues notice against you under section 149 CRPC for posting offensive, malicious and inciting message which can adversely affect law and order,” read the notice tweeted by DCP New Delhi.

“You are hereby directed to refrain from doing so failing which you will be liable for strict penal action under relevant provisions of law,” the notice added.

The notice was issued to Molitics website for covering Hindu right-wing members’ genocidal rants against Muslims and Christians during a Hindu Parliament at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

The event was organized in support of Dhirendra Krishna Shastri, popularly known as Bageshwar Dham Sarkar, a 26-year-old priest of the Bageshwar Dham temple and Sudarshan TV head and hate-monger Suresh Chavhanke.

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