Punjab police have registered an FIR against the Delhi BJP leader for allegedly sharing a “doctored video clip” of AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal on his Twitter handle.
The FIR was registered against Naveen Kumar Jindal, head of the BJP’s media cell in Delhi, on the basis of a complaint lodged by Mohali Police Punjab and Haryana High Court lawyer, Sub-Inspector Gagandeep Singh, SHO of Phase 11 police station in Mohali on Thursday night. Friday.
This is the second case filed by the Punjab police against the Delhi BJP leader after the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) came to power in the border state. The complainant alleged that Jindal shared a cropped video from the original footage of an interview given by Arvind Kejriwal on a TV channel on his Twitter handle and dubbed the main content.
The complainant alleged that some words of the Delhi Chief Minister were omitted from the original interview, the SHO noted. The video clip was posted on April 6.
According to the complainant, the doctored part of the video was related to Kejriwal’s remarks on providing clean and transparent governance. The police official said that an FIR has been registered under sections 465 (punishment for forgery), 471 (using original documents or electronic records), 500 (defamation), 505 (1) (b) (with intent) of the Indian Penal Code and The reason for section 66 of the Information Technology Act, or which may cause fear or apprehension for the public.
Reaching out for his comments over the phone, Jindal said he had been exposing various issues to the Kejriwal government in Delhi for the past two years. I have exposed a lot of their corruption … I feel frustrated, they are filing false cases for the purpose of harassment. Many times, even Kejriwal mocks BJP leaders, but we do not file cases against him. But since the AAP formed the government in Punjab, they felt they could use Punjab police against their publishers, Jindal said.
Asked if the video was doctored, he said the video was a satire. Based on that video, they have filed a police case against me, but they can’t beat me and I will continue to reveal their various issues, Jindal said.
A few days ago, Punjab police filed a case against Delhi BJP spokesperson Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga for attacking Kejriwal for his comments on the movie ‘The Kashmir Files’. An AAP leader has been charged with making provocative statements, promoting hostility and criminal intimidation.
The FIR, registered on April 1, referred to Baggar’s remarks during a protest by the BJP’s youth wing outside the Delhi chief minister’s residence. In his complaint, AAP leader Sunny Ahluwalia, a resident of Mohali, accused Bagga of making provocative, false and inflammatory statements to incite resentment, discrimination and create feelings of enmity, hatred and discontent in religious sentiments.
AAP is in power in Punjab and Delhi.
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