DMK orator booked for remarks against Bedi

  • | Friday | 29th March, 2019

He went on to the extent of asking whether Kiran Bedi is a man or woman. PUDUCHERRY: Puducherry police booked DMK orator Nanjil Sampath for making derogatory remarks on lieutenant governor Kiran Bedi during electioneering in Puducherry seeking the support of the voters for the front led by the DMK in the ensuing Lok Sabha polls.Sampath was booked under the Sections 294 (obscene acts and songs) and 354-A (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) of the Indian penal code . He said BJP sent a person to Puducherry as lieutenant governor after she was driven out from Delhi.BJP Puducherry unit on Thursday lodged a complaint with district election officer cum collector T Arun seeking action against Sampath for making derogatory remarks on Bedi. If convicted under Section 354 A, the orator shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years or with fine or with both. He questioned the interference of Bedi, who was not elected by the people, in the day-to-day affairs of the territorial administration paralyzing the elected Congress government headed by chief minister V Narayanasamy in Puducherry.

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