Bandra magistrate court has ordered registration of an FIR against actor Kangana Ranaut and Rangoli Chandel allegedly for creating communal tension through tweets and interviews.
The complainant had accused Kangana of creating a social divide between Hindu and Muslim artists via her tweets and interviews to channels.
Reportedly, the charges against Kangana Ranaut include sedition and blasphemy. The FIR has been filed under various sections included 295A, 153A, 124 and 34 of IPC.
As per reports, the petition in the court that has now resulted in the FIR mentions several tweets of Kangana Ranaut that claimed that action was not being taken in the Palghar Sadhu lynching case, calling Mumbai Police the ‘Babur Sena’ etc. The complaint had also mentioned that Kangana Ranaut had blamed the Tablighi Jamaat of spreading Coronavirus in the country.
Earlier this week, the actor was booked by Karnataka police over her tweet allegedly targeting farmers protesting against contentious central farm laws.
The case was registered under Indian Penal Code (IPC) sections, including 108 (abetment), wanton vilification upon a community (153A) and intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace (504).