Muzaffarnagar: A fresh case has been lodged against controversial Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan for his alleged 'hate-speech' in Shamli district.
A case was registered against Khan in Thana Bhawan police station yesterday for his remarks at an election rally in Jalalabad area of the district on April 8, District Magistrate NP Singh told reporters here.
The senior Samajwadi Party leader had allegedly attacked BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi saying, ' his hands are coloured with blood of innocent people and you should never let any such person rule the country.'
The case was registered on direction of the election commission after the officials had checked the video footage and found his comments objectionable, he said.
He has been booked under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Section 125 of the Representation of the People ACT.
Ghaziabad police had yesterday booked the close aide of SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, for his alleged inflammatory speech over Kargil War.