16 January 2012 (New Delhi) : Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy was on Monday questioned by Delhi Police in connection with a case of writing an “inflammatory article” in a newspaper.
The Janata Party chief has been granted interim protection till January 30 by the Delhi High Court against his possible arrest in the case.
The Delhi High Court had on Friday last granted interim protection to Mr. Swamy and asked him to give an undertaking that he would not write such articles in the future. The court also issued notice to the Delhi Police, seeking its response to Mr. Swamy’s anticipatory bail plea.
Delhi Police had on October 3 registered a case of spreading enmity between communities against Mr. Swamy for his remarks suggesting revoking of voting rights of Muslims.
The Crime Branch registered a case under Section 153A (spreading enmity between communities) of Indian Penal Code for his newspaper article in July this year.
The Harvard-educated economic scholar had suggested in the article that Indian Hindus collectively respond to terror acts.
Source : The Hindu