An FIR has been registered against Alt News founder Pratik Sinha for his 2015 tweet in which he asked people that do they believe in a man born with an elephant’s head. Now, in 2021, people are outraging over his tweet and are demanding his arrest. In the FIR, he was accused of disrespecting Hindu Gods and Goddesses. The FIR has been registered at the Khatodara police station in Surat by social activist Vikash Ahir.
The FIR has been filed against Pratik Sinha under sections 153 A (Promoting enmity between different groups), 295A (Deliberate and malicious acts intended to outrage religious feelings or any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs), 298 (Uttering any words with deliberate intent to wound the religious feelings), 504 (Intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace) and 505 (creating or promoting enmity, hatred or ill will between classes) of the Indian Penal Code.
What was Pratik Sinha’s tweet that is causing a steer on social media?
In 2015, Pratik Sinha tweeted that he saw many people posting pictures of Ganesha. After this, he asked a question and said that do people really believe a man had an elephants head?
Now, Pratik Sinha’s old tweet is being circulated again on the internet, and several social media users are demanding the arrest of Pratik Sinha. One of the users wrote that this is the time to take action against Pratik Sinha for insulting Hindu Gods and Goddesses.
Vikash Ahir, who registered FIR against Pratik Sinha said that the police have accepted the complaint and they registered a case. He further said that the police will start proceeding on the case soon.
In other news, the much-awaited Telugu romantic drama starring Sai Pallavi and Naga Chaitanya has been released today on September 24. Directed and written by Sekhar Kammula, the film release of the film got delayed many times due to the Covid-19 imposed lockdown.