Karnataka Minister Booked for Hate Speech Against Christians

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Munirathna, Horticulture Minister in the Basavaraj Bommai government, had purportedly said, “Christians are converting people in this moment also. Conversion is the maximum in the slums.”

BENGALURU — Karnataka Minister Munirathna has been booked by the police for his alleged hate speech against Christians, reports PTI.

A case was registered against the Minister on a complaint by a gazetted officer who charged him with promoting enmity among people.

In an interview with a private news channel on March 31, Munirathna, Horticulture Minister in the Basavaraj Bommai government, had purportedly said, “Christians are converting people in this moment also. Conversion is the maximum in the slums.”

“In places where 1,400 people are there, 400 have been converted. If they come (for conversion) then kick them out or give complaint at the police station,” he added.

The Rajarajeshwarinagar police booked the BJP MLA from RR Nagar under Section 117 (abetting Commission of offence), 153A (promoting enmity between various groups or religion) of the Indian Penal Code and 125 of People’s Representation Act (Promoting enmity between classes in connection with election).

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Photo: BJP MLA and Horticulture Minister Munirathna. — Twitter

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