Oncologist, right-wing activist booked over ‘inciting speech’ against Muslim community
Police in Anand lodged a case against city-based oncologist Dr Shailesh Shah and a right-wing activist Pinkal Bhatiya for allegedly delivering inciting speeches against the Muslim community during a protest against the inauguration of a hotel.
According to police, the incident occurred on October 24 when a group of 40-50 persons staged a “protest” outside Hotel Blue Ivy which was scheduled to be inaugurated on the same date. The Indian Express had reported that during the protest demonstration, abusive comments were made against the minority community and the road outside the hotel was “washed” in order to “purify” it….
Days after the protest demonstration, police on Tuesday night lodged an FIR against Dr Shah and Bhatiya at Anand Town police station under IPC sections 295a for deliberate and malicious acts intended to outrage religious feelings of any class and 114 for crime committed when abettor present….