Celebrating Pakistan win, 17 men charged with sedition

17 men raised Pro-Pakistan slogans and burst crackers in the village of Madhya Pradesh after India's defeat in the ICC champions Trophy final. They were charged with sedition under Section 120B (Criminal Conspiracy) and 124A (Sedition) of IPC. Police said that more people can be arrested as investigation progresses.However the charges of sedition has been dropped against them and now they are only having charge of Section 153A (disturbing Communal Harmony). the accused has been sent to Khandwa Jail.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Other :Street
Number of victims 17 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Other perpetrator Religion Hindu
perpetrator Organizational Unknown Was cross FIR filed 0 :Shahpur Police station
Details of the FIR

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Investigating agency State Police Victim's lawyer Not Available
Role of police Police is a part of the perpetrator :Under Investigation Current status Under investigation
Charges Filed IPC Sections 120B (criminal conspiracy) and 124A (sedition) these charges have been dropped and now charged with section 153 A. Other details
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Date of incident: June 19, 2017
Nature of Violence
  • Harassment
  • Other
  • Causal factors
  • Other
  • Name of the victim : Not Available
    Name of Perpetrator Police
    State Madhya Pradesh
    District/City Burhanpur
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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