Delhi Police Recordsdata Case Towards Activist Yogita Bhayana For Tweets On Republic Day Violence
The Delhi Police has despatched a discover to social activist Yogita Bhayana over her Twitter posts on the Republic Day violence within the nationwide capital, asking her to look for questioning, officers stated on Wednesday.
Responding to the event, Ms Bhayana accused the Delhi Police of “suppressing” her voice, and stated her solely “crime” was that she had been supporting the farmers protesting in opposition to three Central agricultural legal guidelines.
The discover has been despatched to Ms Bhayana asking her to look earlier than the police in a case registered underneath Indian Penal Code sections 153 (wantonly giving provocation with intent to trigger riot), 153A (selling enmity between totally different teams), and 505(1)(b) (circulating assertion, hearsay which will induce any individual to commit an offence in opposition to the State or in opposition to the general public tranquility).
“That is to tell you that investigation of the above stated case is being carried out. Throughout investigation, it was discovered that the 2 allegedly faux posts have been uploaded out of your Twitter account,” the discover says.
“You’re requested to tell the supply and motive for importing the posts. You’re additionally requested to tell the date, time of place the place you may be out there for the investigation. Please inform the stated particulars inside two days from the receipt of this discover,” it acknowledged.
In a tweet in Hindi, Ms Bhayana stated, “The Delhi Police has registered an FIR in opposition to me. My crime is that I’ve been supporting the farmers of their protest. The Delhi Police desires to suppress my voice.”
In one other tweet, she stated, “I really feel Delhi Police is misgoverned and doing precisely reverse of what we anticipate from them. I’m with farmers and I do know I’m combating for fact.”
On January 30, the Delhi Police had filed a case in opposition to Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, senior journalist Rajdeep Sardesai, The Caravan journal and others for allegedly deceptive public concerning the loss of life of a protester at ITO throughout a tractor parade by farmers on January 26 which had turned violent.