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Complaint filed against Farooq Abdullah, Rishi Kapoor over PoK remark

In the application, he said they should be booked under section 124-A of the Indian Penal Code (Sedition) and other provisions of law

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Newsmaker: Rishi Kapoor

A has filed a complaint with the district magistrate against former chief minister and actor seeking registration of sedition cases against them for their remarks on Occupied Kashmir (PoK).

Sukesh Khajuria, a former member of the prominent citizen's advisory committee constituted by the state government, in an application yesterday sought action under section 196 of the CrPC against them for "accepting PoK as part of Pakistan".


In the application, he said they should be booked under section 124-A of the Indian Penal Code (Sedition) and other provisions of

On November 11, Abdullah had told reporters that PoK belonged to and "this won't change" no matter how many wars and fight.

In his complaint, Khajuria said Kapoor had backed Abdullah and tweeted that "is ours, and PoK is theirs. This is the only way we can solve our problem".

He alleged that Abdullah's statement and Kapoor's tweet were "inciting violence" and "public disorder" and fell under the ambit of section 124-A of the RPC.

First Published: Sat, November 18 2017. 13:20 IST
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