Controversial All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM) legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi faces arrest in connection with a case registered against him for allegedly making an inflammatory speech at an election rally in Kishanganj in Bihar. Following registration of an FIR against Akbaruddin on Monday at Kochadhaman Police Station in Kisanganj district, Kisanganj Superintendent of Police Rajiv Ranjan issued the arrest order against him.
Akbaruddin, younger brother of AIMIM chief and Hyderabad MP Asauddin Owaisi, is an MLA of Telangana. The FIR was lodged against AIMIM leader for violation of provisions of section 144 of crpc and under sections 153 A and 188 of IPC that deal with promoting enmity between different groups, and disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant.
Akbaruddin had addressed an election meeting at Sontha Haat under Kochadhaman Assembly constituency on Sunday. Akbaruddin had allegedly used abusive language against all MPs except his elder brother Asaduddin Owaisi. He also allegedly made provocative remarks against BJP leaders. The AIMIM Legislator was booked in the wake of tension in the town after damage to idols in two temples were found on Monday morning. The SP had said that the police would probe whether damage to idols at two temples in the town was a fallout of his speech.
Meanwhile, Hyderabad police have also issued arrest warrant against MIM legislator and floor leader in the Telangana Assembly, Akbaruddin Owaisi with respect to hate speech during Bihar electioneering. Kishanganj police informed that the warrant was issued for the controversial statement in 55- Kochadhaman Assembly Constituency in Bihar on Sunday.