Ramdev invokes communal enmity? Delhi Police justify

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New Delhi, Feb 22: While shielding Yoga guru Baba Ramdev and Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy, the Delhi police on Wednesday, Feb 22, told the court that they didn't incite any communal passion, indicting the beating up of Ramdev's attacker Kamran Siddiqui, who threw black ink o his face.

Ramdev's comment on Batla House shootout was not fake annoyed Kamran, who threw ink when Baba was carrying out a press conference in New Delhi.

The police has submitted a report to the court of Metropolitan Magistrate Jasjeet Kaur, saying that "During the press conference, Baba Ramdev neither spoke against the Muslim community nor abetted the supporters to assault him (Kamran Siddiqui). Subramanian Swamy was also with Baba Ramdev and he also did not incite any person to assault Siddiqui."

On the basis of Siddiqui's complaint, a case was filed against Ramdev and Swamy while the trio have got a clean chit on the grounds of the Delhi Police's report. The trio were alleged for communal enmity, assaulting and dishonouring Siddiqui even trying to kill him.

Meanwhile, the Delhi police has been asked by the court to file a fresh status report on Siddiqui's medical records.

According to the medico-legal certificate (MLC), the injuries "attract invoking of section 323 (simple hurt) of the IPC which is a non-cognisable offence. The allegation under section 153 A (promoting enmity between classes), 355 (assault with intent to dishonour a person) and 307 (attempt to murder) of the IPC could not be proved," as reported in the status report.

The local newpaper The Time of India has quoted the medical reports of Siddiqui, the station house officer (SHO) of the Parliament Street police station stated that the nature of injuries imposed on him were simple. Even no witness or evidence has been found to substantiate that Ramdev and his supporters incited communal passion.

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