Actor Kangana Ranaut on Monday sought quashing of the first information report registered against her on sedition charges, saying that none of her tweets ever incited violence or led to any criminal acts, reported PTI.
Advocate Rizwan Siddique, representing Ranaut, told the Bombay High Court bench of Justices SS Shinde and Manish Pitale that the Bandra magistrate court had erred in allowing the registration of the FIR against the actor and her sister Rangoli Chandel.
“There is absolute non-application of mind in the [Bandra] court’s order,” Siddique said on behalf of Ranaut. “Even the sections invoked against me do not constitute any offence. None of my tweets have invoked any reactions from the public. They will not attract a punishment as they were not followed by violence. What happened after the tweet? Was there any criminal act after my tweets?”
The High Court will continue hearing the arguments on February 26. The interim protection from arrest granted to…