The Bombay High Court has directed Sunaina Hole, a resident of Navi Mumbai, who has been booked by the Mumbai and Palghar police for making objectionable remarks on social media against Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and the Minister of State and his son Aditya in July. Cyber Cell of Mumbai Police at Bandra Kurla Complex on 2 November.
The Navi Mumbai resident has approached the High Court to quash the FIR against him. Earlier, the court directed Nagpur resident Sameet Thakkar to cooperate in the investigation and file a case under similar charges to appear before the cyber cell at BKC.
A division bench of Justices SS Shinde and MS Karnik while hearing Holi’s application to quash the three FIRs filed against him by Assistant Public Prosecutor JP Yagnik, appearing on behalf of the state government and police, said that three FIRs were filed against Holi. Were. After several people – including Rohan Chavan, a member of the Yuva Sena – filed a complaint against him for the objectionable remarks.
Holi was booked under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (505 for statements governing public malpractices) and 153 (A) (punishment for promoting enmity between various religious groups) and other provisions of the IT Act .
Yagnik further said that although Holi was issued notices under Section 41-A of the Criminal Procedure Code (CRPC), she did not appear before the concerned investigating officer of the BKC Cyber Police Station in Mumbai and therefore to make her LI had sought instructions from the court. Do this as soon as possible.
Advocate Dr. Dr. Holi Abhinav Chandrachud said that his client was unwell and hence he could not appear on the first occasion, but was willing to report to BKC Cyber Cell on 2 November. The court accepted this and asked them to appear at 11 am. I am doing.
Earlier in September, Holly sought protection in court as an application for pre-arrest bail. The court refused to give him his protection if Holi would not be arrested, after the court assured the police that the court is ready to report him to Azad Maidan and Tulinj police station. When she failed to report at the said police stations, investigators demanded her presence in the BKC cyber cell.
After hearing the submissions and accepting Holi’s assurance, the court said, “The job of police officers is difficult during these times. Sometimes they have more than 12-hour shifts. Then they have to bandbaza for the front and procession. With all these obstacles, the Mumbai Police is considered one of the best in the world after Scotland Yard. “In light of this, the bench observed that Holi was expected to extend cooperation and her counsel agreed to it.
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