Sedition charge against UP youth for ‘obscene’ post lauding Pakistan win
| Saturday | 24th June, 2017
Earlier, on Thursday, Hindu Jagran Manch filed a written complaint against a youth in Agra, alleging that he posted offensive comments against India and celebrated Pakistan's win.
"Jalesar station officer Sunil Shrivastav said, "We have filed an FIR against the accused but he is on the run.
"According to officials, this is the first sedition charge against a UP resident after the India-Pakistan match.
On the complaint of a BJP worker named Pammi Thakur, local police booked the youth under section 124 A (sedition) of the IPC and section 66B of the IT Act.
He insulted all 120 crore Indians by posting an objectionable picture in public domain after India lost to Pakistan in the Champions Trophy.
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