Case booked against Andhra Pradesh Deputy CM over derogatory remarks

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Hyderabad, Jan 13 (PTI) A case was registered against Andhra Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Narayana Swamy following a complaint by a Telangana Congress leader that he made derogatory comments against party leader Sonia Gandhi, police said on Saturday.


Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee senior vice president Mallu Ravi complained to police over Swamy's alleged comments linking Sonia Gandhi and TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu for the death of former CM of undivided Andhra Pradesh Y S Rajasekhara Reddy.

Rajasekhara Reddy died in a chopper crash in 2009.

The complainant alleged, among others, that Swamy spread false information.

The case was registered at Begumbazar police station in the city under section 505 IPC (statements conducing to public mischief), police said. PTI SJR GDK SJR KH