Digvijaya booked for saying cops radicalising Muslim youths

Hyderabad: The Hyderabad police today lodged a criminal case against Congress leader Digvijaya Singh over his alleged remarks that the Telangana police has set up a “bogus” ISIS website to radicalise Muslim youths and encourage them to join the terror outfit.

Based on a complaint by TRS MLA M Gopi Nath from Jubilee Hills constituency, accusing the AICC general secretary Singh of defaming the police through his comments, a case was registered against him under the relevant IPC sections, Assistant Commissioner of Police (Banjara Hills Division) Uday Kumar Reddy told.

It is to be mentioned that earlier, in a series of tweets, Congress General Secretary, Digvijaya Singh sparked a controversy. He claimed that Telangana cops are trying to trap Muslim men in joining them to the Islamic State.

He tweeted, “Telangana Police has set up a bogus ISIS site which is radicalising Muslim Youths and encouraging them to become ISIS Modules.”


With inputs from PTI