Sumary of Filmmaker Aisha Sultana faces sedition charges for remarks over COVID-19 in Lakshadweep:
- The complaint against Aisha Sultana was filed by Bhartiya Janata Party’s Lakshadweep unit president Abdul Khader for spreading false news about the spread of COVID-19 on the island..
- Facebook Filmmaker Aisha Sultana has been booked on sedition charges following a complaint by a BJP leader alleging that she spread false news about the spread of COVID-19 in Lakshadweep..
- Tranquil Lakshadweep up in arms against govt ‘anti-public’ initiatives According to the FIR lodged by the Kavaratti police, a case under sections 124 A (sedition) and 153 B (hate speech) of the Indian Penal code has been registered against the filmmaker..
- In his complaint filed with the Kavaratti police on June 9, Khader said Sultana, during a debate in a Malayalam TV channel, had alleged that the Central government used biological weapons for the spread of COVID-19 in Lakshadweep….