Two individuals have been charged with sedition and hatching felony conspiracy for his or her alleged involvement in horse-trading of Congress MLAs forward of the Rajya Sabha elections final month, a high official stated on Friday.
The case was lodged following surveillance of their cell phones and the id of political leaders who have been of their contact is being ascertained, stated Extra Director Common Ashok Rathore of Rajasthan Anti-Terrorist Squad and Particular Operation Group.
“Cell phone of anti-social components have been placed on surveillance. Primarily based on the interception of two telephones, some details have come to fore that they and a few others may be concerned within the horse-trading of MLAs,” Mr Rathore instructed reporters.
“So an FIR has been registered towards the 2 individuals proudly owning the cell phones and some others,” he added.
He stated a case has been registered underneath sections 124-A and 120-B of the Indian Penal Code.
Mr Rathore stated a probe is on verify the id of political leaders, who have been in touch with these individuals.
He stated a search has been launched to arrest the 2, whereas a probe is on additionally on one other criticism lodged by Congress Chief Whip Mahesh Joshi.
Mr Joshi had filed a criticism with the Anti-Corruption Bureau for a probe into the attainable horse-trading bids whereas the ruling Congress dispensation had additionally lodged a criticism with the SOG for an investigation into the organised crime of cash switch for horse-trading of legislators to affect the result of Rajya Sabha elections and to topple the Ashok Gehlot-led Congress authorities.
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