Hyderabad city court on Thursday directed police to book a case against AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi for stating that he will provide legal aid to suspected Islamic State (IS) sympathisers arrested last month.
The court issued the direction on a complaint by advocate K. Karuna Sagar.
Asaduddin Owaisi born in 13 May 1969 is an Indian politician, who is the President of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen. He is a three-time Member of Parliament (MP), representing the Hyderabad constituency in Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Indian Parliament. He was honoured with Sansad Ratna Award for overall best performance in 15th Lok Sabha in 2014.