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BJP files complaint over inflammatory SMSes allegedly circulated to instigate riots

Thursday, 15 May 2014 - 6:20pm IST | Place: New Delhi | Agency: PTI

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Former Delhi BJP chief Vijender Gupta today met Delhi Police Commissioner B S Bassi and submitted a complaint alleging circulation of malicious SMSes to instigate riots in the country on the day of vote counting. Gupta met Bassi at Police Headquarters in the afternoon and requested him to initiate an inquiry into the matter and book those behind the SMS campaign.


"This is to bring to your notice that a malicious SMS campaign is being run to disseminate fear among the minority community and to instigate riots in the country on May 16," Gupta said in his complaint. He has also submitted texts of some of the alleged inflammatory SMSes in his complaint. The Delhi Police Commissioner assured Gupta of action against any such activity.

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