LUCKNOW/MATHURA: Uttar Pradesh police on Wednesday booked 4 individuals together with Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan on sedition and different prices at Maant police station in Mathura, two days after they had been held whereas on their solution to Hathras.
In response to the FIR, prices beneath the stringent Illegal Actions (Prevention) Act and the IT Act have additionally been filed towards the 4, who had been accused by the state police of getting hyperlinks with the alleged radical group Widespread Entrance of India and its associates.
The 4 had been recognized as Kappan, a journalist of Malapuram in Kerala, Atiq-ur-Rehman of Muzaffarnagar, Masood Ahmad of Bahraich and Alam of Rampur.
They had been on Wednesday booked beneath varied sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) together with 124A (sedition), 153A (Selling enmity between totally different teams on floor of faith, race, hometown, residence, language, and so on., and doing acts prejudicial to upkeep of concord) and 295A (Deliberate and malicious acts, supposed to outrage spiritual emotions of any class by insulting its faith or spiritual belie), in keeping with the FIR.
The PFI has been accused of funding protests towards the Citizenship Modification Act throughout the nation earlier this yr and the UP police had sought a ban on the outfit.
The 4 had been held when, in keeping with the police, they had been on their solution to Hathras the place a Dalit girl had died after allegedly being gang-raped.

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