Actor Kangana Ranaut and her sister have reached Bandra police station in Mumbai to file their statements in a sedition case that has been filed towards them. The Bombay High Court, which has granted them interim safety from arrest, had requested Ms Ranaut and her sister Rangoli Chandel to seem earlier than the Mumbai Police immediately.
The Bandra police had registered the case towards Ms Ranaut and her sister in October following a grievance lodged towards them for allegedly “trying to create hatred and communal tension” via their posts on social media. Ms Ranaut and her sister had then moved the excessive court docket searching for to quash the FIR and the October 17 order handed by the Justice of the Peace following which the case was filed towards them.
During the listening to, the division bench of Justices S S Shinde and M S Karnik had questioned the police for invoking the sedition cost within the case, and noticed it was of the prima facie opinion that the Indian Penal Code Section 124A (sedition) was wrongly invoked.
“If someone does not fall in line with the government, then can sedition charges be invoked?” the court docket had requested.
The court docket will now take up the matter on January 11.
Earlier immediately, Ms Ranaut had posted a video on Twitter saying that she was being tortured for taking towards the state authorities.