India

Indian Politician Arrested for Hate Speech

Accused of making anti-Hindu statements in speeches

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A prominent Muslim legislator in India's Andhra Pradesh state has been arrested for alleged hate speeches.

Several cases have been filed against Akbaruddin Owaisi of the Majlis-e-Ittehadul party for anti-Hindu comments he allegedly made in the speeches.

Some of the comments were recorded in December and were posted online.