A police complaint was registered against senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan, who tore up a pictorial map showing Lord Ram’s birthplace during the hearing in Supreme Court, on Friday. Dhavan, representing the Sunni Waqf Board in the Ayodhya dispute case tore the map presented as evidence by the Hindu side in court during the hearing.
The complaint was filed by Abhishey Dubey, Delhi BJP’s IT cell convener, with Parliament Street police station against Rajeev Dhavan.
“It was not expected from a senior lawyer to mock country’s laws. Such an act can’t be tolerated,” Dubey told IANS.
In his complaint, Dubey stated that Dhavan has tried to spread anarchy in the country by tearing up the Ram Mandir map into pieces.
“Dhavan has tried to hurt religious sentiments of the people and disrespect Hindu Mahasabha,” the complainant stated.
FIR has not been filed yet, as the police are looking at the legal aspects of the complaint.
“No FIR has been registered as yet. We are looking at the legal aspect of it. Action will be taken after consultations with senior police officials,” said Eish Singhal, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), New Delhi district.
“Tilak Marg police will look into the matter if a case is registered,” he added.