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FIR against lawyer Deepika Singh Rajawat over tweet

JAMMU: Gandhi Nagar Police has registered a case against advocate for hurting the sentiments of particular community.

As per police sources, a case under FIR Number 174/2020 has been registered against Deepika Singh Rajawat (Deepika Thusoo) under Sections 505 (b)(2), 294 and 295 A of the Indian Penal Code at Gandhi Nagar Police Station.

On 19th October this year, the lawyer had posted a cartoon on Twitter linking rape with worshipping Devi during the Navaratri and Durga Puja.

Such depiction of Hindu men and disrespect of Hindu religious places had attracted widespread criticism on social media. People slammed her for unnecessarily targeting a pious Hindu festival.

Several complaints were filed against her at Gandhi Nagar Police Station and acting over the complaints, a case was registered against the lawyer.

Further investigation into the case is going on.


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