The Banjara Hills police have recently booked a case against Faisal Khan, a social activist from Old City, Hyderabad. He is accused of abusing and threatening suspended BJP leader and MLA T Raja Singh over his inflammatory speech during the Sri Rama Navami Shoba Yatra. After Raja Singh’s comments in the Shoba Yatra, Faisal Khan visited the Hyderabad Police Commissioner’s office at Banjara Hills on Friday and gave a representation seeking action against him. Subsequently, he made a statement with a local news network, which was posted on social media and went viral. In this statement, Faisal made provocative statements and threatened the MLA.
Taking suo-moto action against Faisal Khan, T Srikanth Goud SI of Police Banjara Hills Police Station filed a complaint with the police. The SI alleged that the video clipping of Faisal Khan is very inflammatory and threatening, with the intent to cause insult and promote enmity between two communities on grounds of religion. He further added that there is every possibility of disturbance to peace and tranquility in the society and may outrage religious feelings and promote enmity between two groups on grounds of religion.
The Banjara Hills police have registered a case against Faisal Khan and the Management of A S News Network under IPC sections 153A, 295A, 505(2), and 504. The investigation is ongoing.