Toolkit row | Delhi Police send notices to two Congress functionaries

Duo told to join probe into party’s complaint

Notices have been served on two people associated with the Congress to join a probe into a complaint submitted by the party with the Delhi Police.

Sources said that the notices were served on Congress social media head Rohan Gupta and spokesperson M.V. Rajeev Gowda.

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“Notices were served around the same time when the complaint was submitted on Thursday [May 20]. The intention was to ask them to explain the complaint and share necessary reasons,” said a police officer privy to the probe.

The Delhi Police on May 24 visited micro-blogging website Twitter’s office in Delhi and Gurugram to serve them a notice following a ‘Manipulated Media’ tag on a tweet by BJP national spokesperson Sambit Patra on May 18, wherein he had shared a document calling it ‘Congress Toolkit.’

On May 20, the Youth Congress submitted a complaint alleging that the document shared was fake.

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