India’s second-highest ranking law officer sees no 'urgency' in a case on Delhi violence
- India’s Solicitor General
Tushar Mehtatold the Delhi High Courtthat the issue of hate speeches inciting violence in Northeast districts of Delhi is not ‘urgent enough’.
- When asked the issue of urgency, Mehta claimed ignorance and said that he had not seen any of the videos that are being circulated on social media.
- Justice Muralidhar then ordered the court to play the video of BJP leader Kapil Mishra’s speech for everyone present.
- “We can’t let another 1984 scenario happen in this city, not under the watch of this court,” said Muralidhar.
- The bench has asked the Delhi Police to take a conscious decision on registration of FIRs for hate speech by tomorrow.