Farhan Akhtar has asked Mumbaikars to join him in a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) at the August Kranti Maidan today and he posted an incorrect a map of India along with it. IPS officer Sandeep Mittal has now urged the Mumbai Police to register a complaint against the actor under Section 121 of the IPC i.e. waging war against the Government of India’
As Farhan shared the post, IPS Mittal wrote, “You also need to know that you ‘ ve committed an Offence u/s 121 of Indian Penal Code & it is not unintentional. @MumbaiPolice & @NIA_India are you listening.Please think of the Nation that is giving you everything in your Life. Understand the Law.”
“Nation presumes that you ‘ld have full control over the crowd of protestors you are assembling at August Kranti Maidan today and it ld remain peaceful,” he further added.
Farhan has apologized for sharing the wrong map of India, which doesn’t show POK and Aksai Chin as a part of the country. After Akhtar apologized, the top cop wrote, “Now that you have admitted that the Graphics shared by you was shared by you unknowingly, please tell the Nation who is tutoring you in anti-national activity to incite the public.”
The CAA grants citizenship to six minorities from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
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