BJP MP booked for 'outraging modesty'

  • | Friday | 10th March, 2017

KOLKATA: Police have filed a chargesheet in a local court against Union minister and BJP MP Babul Supriyo on the basis of a complaint by TMC MLA Mahua Moitra in January alleging that Supriyo had used words and gestures "outraging her modesty" during a television debate. BJP state president Dilip Ghosh said, "We will fight this out in the streets and courts of law." "Along with filing the chargesheet on Wednesday, the police officers also submitted footage from the TV programme in which the remarks were allegedly made by Supriyo. "We had summoned him thrice but he did not turn up," a senior officer at Lalbazar police headquarters said.When contacted, Supriyo told TOI, "I know nothing about it. "The court may issue a warrant against him," said an officer.

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