Multiple FIRs have been registered in five states against Congress Leader MP Shashi Tharoor and six journalists including Rajdeep Sardesai over their alleged “misleading” tweets on Republic Day violence.
The FIRs have been registered for their tweets where they claimed that a Farmer died due to Police Bullet on his head.
FIRs namend Shashi Tharoor and journalists Rajdeep Sardesai, Mrinal Pande, Zafar Agha, Paresh Nath, Anant Nath, and Vinod K Jose. Most of them invoke IPC sections of sedition, criminal intimidation, promoting enmity, provocation to break public peace, criminal conspiracy, outraging religious feelings, among others.
The complainant stated that the accused spread fake news about protester Navreet Singh’s death in Delhi on January 26 by blaming Delhi Police to “instigate violence”.
An FIR has been registered at IP Estate Police Station against Congress MP Shashi Tharoor and Rajdeep Sardesai for their tweets which had fake, misleading & wrong information regarding death of a tractor driver in an accident, to instigate violence amongst protestors: Delhi Police
As the video shows Navreet Singh died of head injuries when his tractor toppled after hitting a police barricade. The post mortem ruled out any bullet injuries.