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Mithun Chakraborty questioned by Kolkata Police over controversial Bengal ballot speech

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Actor and BJP chief Mithun Chakraborty was questioned by the Kolkata Police on Wednesday for allegedly making a controversial speech throughout the election campaigning in Bengal.
The questioning, which was held just about, started at 10:40 am and lasted for practically 45 minutes.
Chakraborty had moved the Calcutta High Court for quashing of the FIR towards him. The court docket, nevertheless, instructed him to cooperate within the investigation just about.
On March 7, whereas addressing a gathering in Kolkata’s Brigade Parade Ground, Chakraborty had mentioned, “Ami joldhorao noi, bele borao noi… ami ekta cobra, ek chobol-ei chobi (Don’t mistake me for a harmless snake, I am a cobra, can kill people in one bite’).” The dialogue is from his 2006 movie, ‘Abhimanyu’.
A Trinamool Congress (TMC) employee had filed a police grievance on May 6 towards Chakraborty for “instigating and provoking” BJP staff on the idea of which an FIR was filed. In the grievance,  it was alleged that the actor’s remarks like “Marbo Ekhane Laash Porbe Shoshane” and “Ek Chobole Chobi” have been meant to impress BJP staff.
Chakraborty has been booked underneath IPC sections 153 (A) (Promoting enmity between completely different teams), 504 (Intentional insult with intent to impress breach of the peace) and 505 (with intent to incite folks). A case has been registered at Maniktala Police Station.