The FIR was lodged on the Chandpa police station on Sunday afternoon and names unknown as accused, in accordance to police officers.
The Hathras Police have lodged an FIR towards “unknown” individuals for alleged try to trigger caste-based battle and invoked severe costs, together with sedition, officers stated on Monday.
The growth comes amid an timeless controversy over the dying of a 19-year-old Dalit girl after she was allegedly gang- raped, and steady protests and visits to her village by political leaders and activists.
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The first info report (FIR) was lodged on the Chandpa police station on Sunday afternoon and names unknown as accused, in accordance to police officers.
The FIR mentions 19 costs underneath the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
The IPC sections embrace 124A (sedition), 505 (intending to trigger public alarm and inducing somebody to commit offence towards state or public tranquillity), 153A (selling enmity between completely different teams).
The police have additionally invoked part 67 (transmitting obscene materials in digital type) of the IT Act, in accordance to the FIR.
The U.P. authorities’s statements and details associated to the Hathras incident are being solid, manipulated and circulated by means of social media. Misleading content material is being shared with solid logos of media homes, a police officer stated.
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Some accused are circulating materials that would trigger caste-based battle and these are severe offences contemplating the present scenario within the area, the officer stated, including the investigation is underway.
According to native officers, the Hathras police have to this point registered round a dozen complaints underneath the IT Act associated to the Dalit woman’s case and they’re being probed by the Cyber Cell.
The Dalit teen had died of grievous accidents in a Delhi hospital on September 29, a fortnight after she was allegedly raped at her village by 4 higher caste males.
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She was cremated within the early hours of September 30. While the household claimed the cremation was carried out towards their needs, the police stated the final rights within the useless of the night time had been held “as per the wishes of the family.”
The incidents have triggered large outrage throughout the nation, bringing extreme flak for the federal government of U.P. which has now really helpful a CBI probe into the entire episode.