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Varun's 'hate speech' a legal issue: Rajnath Singh

Written by: Staff

New Delhi, Jun 22: Commenting on Varun Gandhi's 'hate speech' tapes, Bharatiya Janata Party President Rajnath Singh has said let the law take its own course.

A probe panel found that Varun Gandhi's tapes of hate speech were not doctored.

Talking to reporters in New Delhi on the sidelines of a party conclave, Singh said, "Varun has no objection to it, he was also of the view that let the law take its own course."

Earlier forensic experts also said that hate speech CD of Varun Gandhi, is not doctored. The Forensic Science Laboratory in Hyderabad has submitted its report to the District Magistrate of Pilibhit.

Varun Gandhi, who was arrested in Pilibhit on Mar 28, on the charges of making inflammatory communal remarks at election meetings in his constituency on March 6, was released from the Etah district Jail in Uttar Pradesh on Apr 16, after he gave a fresh undertaking that he would not make any inflammatory speeches.

He had been recorded as saying, "If anyone raises a finger towards Hindus or if someone thinks that Hindus are weak and leaderless, if someone thinks that these leaders lick our boots for votes, if anyone raises a finger towards Hindus, then I swear on Gita that I will cut that hand."


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