Published On: Wed, Jul 1st, 2015

Complaint against weekly magazine for carrying objectionable remarks against a woman IAS officer

Hyderabad: A complaint has been lodged here against English weekly magazine ‘Outlook’ accusing it of carrying defamatory and objectionable remarks against a woman IAS officer and allegedly damaging the reputation of Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, police said today.

IAS officer Smita Sabharwal works in office of the Telangana Chief Minister.

IAS officer Smita Sabharwal works in office of the Telangana Chief Minister.

Govardhan Reddy and Ravi Kumar, both advocates, and others in their complaint lodged with Saroornagar Police Station submitted a paper clipping of the Outlook weekly that also carried a caricature which they said is highly objectionable and damaged the reputation of IAS officer Smita Sabharwal and the Chief Minister, Inspector S Krishna Prasad said.

“No case has been registered so far. We made General Diary (GD) entry of the complaint and are consulting legal authorities. Further action will be taken based on the legal opinion,” the inspector told PTI.

Smita Sabharwal is the additional secretary to the Telangana Chief Minister.

PTI

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