Case filed against AAP leader Ashish Khetan


A day after AAP tendered a statement of regret for likening the gathering’s ‘Childhood Manifesto’ for Punjab surveys with religious books, police have enlisted a body of evidence against AAP pioneer Ashish Khetan for professedly harming the religious suppositions.

A case under IPC segment 295 An (intentional and malevolent acts, proposed to shock religious sentiments of any class by offending its religion or religious convictions) was enlisted against Khetan at Civil Lines police headquarters in Amritsar the previous evening.

The case was enrolled on the grievance recorded by Karnail Singh Peer Mohammad, President of All India Sikh Students Federation (AISSF) yesterday, Commissioner of Police (Amritsar) Amar Singh Chahal said today.

As indicated by the grievance, the AAP pioneer had harmed the religious slants of individuals by comparing the ‘Young Manifesto’ with ‘Master Granth Sahib’ and different religious books while dispatching it in Amritsar, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (City II) Gaurav Garg said.

The complainant charged that by utilizing the picture of Golden Temple on the spread page of the proclamation with the gathering’s decision image of sweeper superimposed on it, notions of individuals had been harmed.

Police said they were exploring the matter.

Recently, in the wake of confronting feedback, AAP tendered a statement of regret, saying it didn’t plan to “undermine any segment of the general public”.

Khetan in Khanna said the gathering never “planned to undermine any segment, group or any person”.

Prior, Khetan had said manifesto was “the Bible, Gita and Guru Granth Sahib” for him.

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal had additionally assaulted AAP, saying it’s demonstration added up to “defilement” of the heavenly book and looked for a statement of regret from AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal.