On October 17, Bandra Justice of the Peace ordered that FIR be registered towards them for “selling enmity between teams on grounds of faith” by means of their tweets
Actor Kangana Ranaut and her sister Rangoli Chandel on Monday moved the Bombay Excessive Courtroom to quash an FIR and order by a magistrate court.
On October 21, the Mumbai Police issued discover to the duo after the Bandra Justice of the Peace on October 17 ordered that an FIR be registered towards them for “selling enmity between teams on grounds of faith” by means of their tweets.
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Advocate Rizwan Siddhiqui, for the sisters, confirmed the identical with The Hindu. He, nonetheless, refused to disclose any particulars. “The matter is more likely to be heard by a division bench of justices SS Shinde and MS Karnik on Tuesday”, he stated
This route got here after Munnawarali alias Sahil Ahsrafali Sayyed, a function movie casting director, filed an utility earlier than the courtroom.
He urged the courtroom to offer a route to the police to register an FIR towards the sisters beneath sections 153 A (selling enmity between completely different teams on floor of faith, race, fatherland, residence, language, and many others), 295 A (deliberate and malicious acts, meant to outrage spiritual emotions of any class by insulting its faith or spiritual beliefs), 124 A (sedition) of the Indian Penal Code.
Metropolitan Justice of the Peace Jaydeo Y Ghule then ordered, “the proceedings be despatched in direction of the involved police station beneath part 156 3 [police officer’s power to investigate cognizable case] of the Code of the Legal Process for essential motion”.