Trinamool Congress MLA Mahua Moitra filed a complaint against Union Minister Babul Supriyo accusing him for allegedly hitting her modesty.According Moitra, MLA from Karimpur constituency, the statement from Babul Supriyo came during a debate session in a Television program. It is said that the Union Minister Minister made a prohibiting comment . I found the comment very insulting and thus filed the complaint on January 4 at the Alipore Police Station,” she said.An FIR based on the complaint has been filed and charges under section 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman) of the IPC has been slapped on the BJP MP. On January 6, Moitra also gave a statement in front of the magistrate under section 164 of CrPC.
On the other hand Babul Supriyo has filed a complaint of defamation against Tapas Pal, Sudip Bandopadhyay and Nandini Paul for involving his name with Rose Valley scam.