National Conference MP’s son booked for alleged hate speech in Jammu & Kashmir

SRINAGAR — Hilal Akbar Lone, son of senior National Conference (NC) leader and Lok Sabha member, Muhammad Akbar Lone, has been booked on Tuesday for delivering a hate speech in J&K’s Bandipora district.

Police sources said Hilal Akbar Lone was released yesterday from preventive detention in Srinagar and later police in Hajin area of Bandipora district arrested him for delivering a hate speech in December during the district development council (DDC) elections.

“An FIR already stood lodged against Hilal Akbar Lone in Hajin police station under the unlawful activities act for delivering a hate speech in a public rally during the DDC elections in December.

“He has been arrested in connection with the FIR which stands lodged against him,” a source said.

— IANS

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