K’taka HC dismisses PIL against BJP leaders for hate speech

PIL was filed based on the guidelines issued by the Supreme Court in the "Tehseen Poonawalla" case. The HC deemed it politically motivated

BySouth First Desk

Published Jul 10, 2024 | 11:30 AMUpdatedJul 10, 2024 | 11:30 AM

The Karnataka High Court

Karnataka High Court dismissed a PIL filed by one Mohammed Khaleeulla seeking action against BJP leaders including Renukacharya, CT Ravi, Tejasvi Surya, and Prathap Simha for alleged hate speeches. The petitioner claimed that he had come across the speeches through social media platforms. Calling the PIL “politically motivated”, the court dismissed it, stating allegations lacked authentication.

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