BJP MLA Booked For Describing Old City As Mini-Pakistan
Hyderabad: A case was registered by Hyderabad police against a BJP legislator who made controversial remarks about old city of Hyderabad. MLA Raja Singh Lodh, who described the old city of Hyderabad as ‘mini-Pakistan’ and made some other objectionable remarks was booked by the police.
A case under section 153-A of Indian Penal Code was booked against him at Mir Chowk police station the old city.
The controversial MLA is representing the Goshamahal constituency in the city. In an interview to a television channel, Singh remarked that the Constitution and law currently in force are not his priorities.
He also claimed that he is preparing a private army and training the youth with deadly weapons to fight with others.
“His interview is provocative, promoting enmity among the public and leading to the disturbance of the peace, public order and communal harmony,” Deputy Commissioner of Police V. Satyanarayana said.
The MLA had many cases pending against him for hate speeches and vitiating the good relations between two religious communities.
Meanwhile, police also booked Mohammed Abdul Majid of Darasgah Jihad-o-Shadat (DJS) on same charges for conducting a mass drill with ‘arms’ and lathis on at Hazrat Ujale Shah Edigha ground on May 12 and for making a provocative speech.
Police claimed that he was training members and youth in the name of self-defence.
The case against Majid was booked in Saidabad police station.