Karnataka’s Congress chief D Ok Shivakumar has written to chief minister B S Yediyurappa asking that an FIR filed by the police towards celebration president Sonia Gandhi after a criticism by an advocate for allegedly harming the repute of the Prime Minister, be withdrawn.
The FIR was filed on Wednesday following a criticism by a lawyer named Ok V Praveen Kumar towards Sonia Gandhi after a tweet on the Congress celebration official Twitter deal with dubbed the PM CARES fund as PM CARES fraud and mentioned the PM was travelling overseas for enjoyment utilising these funds.
Praveen claimed that this was incorrect and dangerous to the repute of the PM. The police in Sagar registered an FIR on his criticism.
Shivakumar in his letter to Yediryurappa claimed that Praveen Kumar was a BJP activist. “Smt Sonia Gandhiji being an MP and Congress President had tweeted with the intention of forcing the PM to make use of the Care Fund for the welfare of the individuals of the nation. Sadly, this was misinterpreted by the BJP management and it instigated Praveen Kumar to file this criticism …primarily based on false info with out inspecting its truthfulness.”
The KPCC President additionally went onto declare that the FIR towards Sonia Gandhi was a blatant misuse of the method of regulation with an intention to snub the appropriate to wholesome criticism and demanded that the or not it’s withdrawn and the police officer involved be suspended.
The state authorities has not but reacted to Shivakumar’s letter.
The complainant Praveen Kumar acknowledged that he’s a BJP member.
“Sure it’s true I’m a major member of BJP however I’ve no official celebration place. I’ve been an advocate for 14 years and have all the time fought towards lies and injustice which is the rationale why I lodged the criticism and I’m pleased the police have discovered some benefit in it as a result of an FIR has been registered.”
Efforts to succeed in Sagar police for feedback weren’t profitable.