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Updated: few hours ago

Karimnagar (Telangana), Jul 21 (PTI) A local court, on a private complaint, has directed the police to register a case against a former IPS officer for allegedly hurting religious sentiments.

The complainant, a practicing advocate B Mahender Reddy, filed the complaint in court against R S Praveen Kumar, who recently took voluntary retirement, stating that the former official was seen in a video allegedly taking an oath against a particular community, at an event held in March this year in Telangana's Peddapalli district.