Sedition case filed against Rahul for addressing JeM chief as ‘Masood Azharji’

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A sedition case was Wednesday filed against Congress president Rahul Gandhi in Assam's Morigaon district for allegedly revering Jaish-e- Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar by suffixing honorific "ji" to his name. RTI activist Raju Mahanta filed the complaint, contending that the Congress chief has shown his "anti-India stance by addressing a terrorist with a 'ji'", PradipNath, the officer-in-charge of Morigaon police station.

An FIR has been registeredin the case and police are investigating the matter, Nath added. On Tuesday, asocial activist in Bihar had also filed a case against Gandhi in a Muzaffarpurcourt, asserting that the Congress chief's reference to JeM head as"Masood Azharji" has hurt people's sentiments.

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