UP man lodged FIR against wife for allegedly celebrating Pakistan’s victory

Lucknow: A case has been registered in Uttar Pradesh against a wife and her family by her husband for allegedly celebrating Pakistan’s victory over India in the T20 World Cup match held on October 24, police said.

“An FIR has been registered after a case of making fun of the Indian cricket team came to our notice on the basis of a complaint made by a man,” said Ankit Mittal, Superintendent of Police.

Complainant Ishan Miya, resident of Azim Nagar of Rampur has alleged that his wife Rabia Shamsi and her family burst crackers and put up WhatsApp status celebrating Pakistan’s victory in the T20 World Cup match.

The FIR has been filed in Ganj Police Station of Rampur district under Section 153-A of Indian Penal Code and Section 67 of the Information Technology (Amendment) Act, 2008.

“The husband and wife started living separately soon after the marriage. The wife lives with her family and has filed a dowry case against the husband,” reads the FIR.

Investigation into the matter is going on. More details are awaited.

UAPA filed against students who celebrated Pakistan’s victory

According to Kashmir Dot Com, a Srinagar-based news agency, The Jammu and Kashmir have registered two separate cases under the provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act against students of medical colleges who celebrated Pakistan cricket team’s victory over India in the T20 World Cup match.

India had lost to Pakistan by 10 wickets. Under the anti-terror law, Hostel wardens and management of the Government Medical College in Karan Nagar and the Sher E Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences in Soura of Srinagar district have also been booked, according to media reports.

According to ANI, first information report (FIR) against the medical students by Kashmir Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar has been filed. The FIR also includes charges under Section 505 (statements conducing to public mischief) of the Indian Penal Code.

The police filed the case against the students at the Government Medical College hostel “who were crying and dancing” after Pakistan won the match, according to Kashmir Dot Com. Unidentified officials said that the accused persons have not yet been identified and the police were conducting an investigation.

The police officials are looking into purported videos of the incident. However, many videos which have surfaced are from 2017, according to the police.

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