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Complaint against Swara Bhasker, Twitter over posts on Ghaziabad assault

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Complaint against Swara Bhasker, Twitter over posts on Ghaziabad assault
Complaint against Swara Bhasker, Twitter over posts on Ghaziabad assault

17 Jun 2021: Complaint against Swara Bhasker, Twitter over posts on Ghaziabad assault

A police complaint has been lodged against film actor Swara Bhasker and Twitter India Managing Director Manish Maheshwari, among others, in connection with tweets about the recent attack on an elderly Muslim man in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. The complaint also mentions journalist Arfa Khanum Sherwani, reported India Today. The alleged assault on the elderly man took place on June 5.

Details: Complaint filed at Delhi's Tilak Marg Police station

The complaint has been filed at Delhi's Tilak Marg Police station by advocate Amit Acharya, however, an FIR is yet to be registered. The Delhi Police said it has launched a probe. The complainant has sought an FIR under IPC Sections 153 (provocation for rioting), 153A (promoting enmity between different groups), 295A (acts intended to outrage religious feelings), 505 (mischief) and 120B (criminal conspiracy).

Incident: What is the Ghaziabad assault case all about?

The incident came to light after a video showing Abdul Samad being assaulted in Loni went viral. He was allegedly beaten up and his beard was cut off by a group of men there. Samad also claimed in a separate video the accused forced him to chant Hindu deity Ram's name when he was "praying to Allah" during the attack.

The news article, Complaint against Swara Bhasker, Twitter over posts on Ghaziabad assault appeared first on NewsBytes.

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