The Allahabad Excessive Court docket has on Monday directed Amazon Prime Video’s India Originals head, Aparna Purohit, to seem earlier than the police on Tuesday and cooperate within the ongoing investigation towards the net sequence ‘Tandav’, reported LiveLaw.
“The accused-applicant is directed to seem earlier than the investigating officer tomorrow i.e. 23.02.2021 at 2 p.m. at Police Station Hazratganj, Lucknow. The investigating officer shall interrogate/examine and, whether it is required, intimate additional date for the looks of the accused-applicant. The accused-applicant is directed to totally cooperate within the ongoing investigation. The accused-applicant is not going to depart the nation with out prior permission of the competent courtroom,” the order learn.
This comes after the police authorities knowledgeable the HC that Aparna Purohit is not cooperating within the investigation.
Earlier, the Allahabad Excessive Court docket had ordered “no coercive motion” towards Purohit, going through an FIR for the alleged derogatory depiction of Hindu deities in internet sequence ‘Tandav’. The Excessive Court docket has prolonged her safety until March 9.
Reportedly, Amazon Prime Video’s India Originals head has been booked below Sections 66 (Laptop associated offences), 66F (Punishment for cyber terrorism) and 67 (Transmitting obscene materials) IT Act, 2008 (as amended) aside from Sections 153-A (Selling enmity between totally different teams), 295 (Defiling place of worship with intent to insult the faith), 505(1)(b) (Public mischief), 505(2) (Statements selling hatred between lessons), 469 (Forgery for function of harming repute) of IPC.
‘Tandav’ starring Saif Ali Khan and directed by Ali Abbas Zafar is into controversy for “intentionally insulting Hindu gods and goddesses”.