A city-based lawyer on Thursday filed a non-public grievance with Andheri metropolitan Justice of the Peace court docket towards actor Kangana Ranaut for allegedly “causing disharmony among two religious groups through her tweets”.
Advocate Ali Kaashif Khan Deshmukh has pleaded the court docket to direct the police to e-book the actor below fees of sedition for her numerous posts on the micro-blogging website Twitter. The plea is scheduled for listening to subsequent month.
The lawyer mentioned that Ranaut’s latest tweet referred to Mumbai as “Pakistan occupied Kashmir” and described the state residence minister as a member of the “Taliban”, which Deshmukh claimed have defamed the nation.
“The actor has no respect for varied communities of India, law of the land, authorised government bodies,” learn the grievance.
Deshmukh claimed that Ranaut had been attacking the state authorities and the Shiv Sena by addressing them as murderers of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
“It is prominent to note that every Indian citizen has got the right to freedom of speech and not freedom of hate speech. We have all got limitations to use the right to freedom of speech and expression, yet several people including present accused [Ranaut] have been spreading hate, breaking brotherhood and integrity of the country through time and again provoking hate speeches that disrupt peace in the country,” the grievance talked about.
The lawyer has additionally referred to the actor’s feedback made on the social media website after the metropolitan Justice of the Peace court docket in Bandra ordered police to register a case towards her and her sister. The complainant alleged that Ranaut addressed the judiciary as “Papu Sena” in her feedback.
Ranaut and her sister have been going through a probe over their feedback on social media relating to the federal government. The two have already been summoned by the Bandra police, which has registered a case towards them on the course of the court docket.
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