A Delhi court Friday directed the police to file an action taken report on a plea seeking registration of FIR against Congress president Rahul Gandhi who had made allegedly insulting remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2016.

The complaint was filed by advocate Joginder Tuli and it has asked for direction to the police to register an FIR against the Congress president. In 2016, Gandhi had accused Modi of hiding behind the blood of soldiers and cashing in on their sacrifice.

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal has listed the matter for further hearing on May 15.

According to reports, a Delhi court had on April 23 transferred the complaint filed against Rahul Gandhi for allegedly making derogatory remarks against Modi in 2016 to a special court designated to try lawmakers. District Judge Poonam A Bamba transferred the case to Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal who was to take up the matter on April 26.