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AIR programme producer booked for derogatory post against Muslims

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AIR programme producer booked for derogatory post against Muslims

Kerala Police lodged an FIR against KR Indira on Wednesday. KR Indira is a writer and programme producer at All India Radio (AIR).

Kerala Police lodged the FIR against KR Indira for alleged derogatory remarks against Muslims.

KR Indira had allegedly pushed a post on social media platform Facebook. She said that "people of Assam who lost their citizenship after the final draft of the National Register of Citizenship [NRC] was published should be housed in refugee camps and sterlised".

According to the screenshots submitted with the complaint, KR Indira has also commented that "They [Muslims] have to conquer world by increasing their numbers. Birth control medicines should be put in pipes that supply drinking water".

Kodungallur police have registered a case against writer and All India Radio programme producer, KR Indira, following a complaint that she hurt religious sentiments through a social media post.

KR Indira has been booked under IPC Sections 153 A and 120 apart from other charges.

Further steps will be initiated only after verifying the authenticity of the screenshots of the Facebook post.