Complaint filed against Geelani, Roy

Complaint filed against Geelani, Roy

Police said the complaint was filed at Tilak Marg police station. The government, however, has decided not to file any case against Geelani and Roy for purportedly giving "hate speeches" at the seminar last week.

The decision was taken after considering various issues and it was decided that such a move would give unnecessary publicity to them and a handle to separatists in the Valley, officials in the Union Home Ministry said.

The complainant, Sushil Pandit, meanwhile, said they had waited for the government to take action against those spoke for secession of Kashmir from India but were forced to file the complaint as no case was registered against Geelani, Roy or others like Maoist sympathiser Varavara Rao and SAR Geelani.

At the convention on 'Azadi--The Only Way', Geelani had shared the stage with writer Roy among others. Geelani was heckled by the audience with one of them throwing a shoe at him.

"If there is no action within next 72 hours, we will use further legal rights available with us to get the accused booked. We will move court," a statement from an organisation Roots of Kashmir said.