Case against Kangana Ranaut in Karnataka for targeting farmers
The actor had recently tweeted against people protesting the Centre’s farm bills, calling them ‘terrorists’
A case has reportedly been filed against Kangana Ranaut in Karnataka for her tweet allegedly targeting farmers protesting the Centre’s new farm bills.
The case was registered by police in Tumakuru district today based on the recent order of a local court, PTI reported. It has been registered under multiple Indian Penal Code (IPC) sections, including 108 (abetment), wanton vilification upon a community (153A), and intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of peace (504), the report cited the police as saying.
The Tumakuru Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) court had on October 9 directed police to register an FIR on a complaint by lawyer L Ramesh Naik, who contended that the September 21 tweet on the actor's Twitter handle @KanganaTeam had hurt him.
“People who spread misinformation and rumours about CAA that caused riots are the same people who are now spreading misinformation about farmers bill and causing terror in the nation, they are terrorists. You very well know what I said but simply like to spread misinformation,” Kangana had tweeted.
(With inputs from PTI)