Now the police can arrest Aparna Purohit.
The High Court has rejected the anticipatory bail application of Aparna Purohit, India head of Amazon Prime, in the case of an FIR registered on the ‘Tandava Web Series’. This can increase the difficulties of Aparna Purohit and the police can arrest him.
- February 25, 2021, 11:02 PM IST
The High Court has expressed its displeasure over the content of the Tandava web series. The court said that insult to Hindu deities in the name of expression cannot be tolerated. The court has said that the objective of the framers of the Constitution was to respect all religions. In fact, after the completion of the hearing on the anticipatory bail application filed by Aparna Purohit, the High Court had decided on February 4. A single bench of Justice Siddharth has ruled the anticipatory bail application in the judgment.
Earlier, the court had stayed the arrest of Aparna Purohit till the decision was reserved. Significantly, an FIR was filed in Gautam Budh Nagar district against Aparna Purohit and others alleging that they were messing with the sentiments of Hindu deities and Hindus through telecast of Tandava web series. An FIR was lodged against Aparna Purohit and others under sections 153- A (1) (B), 295- A, 505 (1) (B), 505 (2).
Let me tell you that Judge Dinesh Kumar Singh of the Single Bench of Allahabad High Court had instructed Aparna Purohit in the case to reach Hazratganj Kotwali and record his statement. After this, she reached Lucknow to record her statement.A case is registered on these
Significantly, after the release of the Tandava web series, there was a protest across the country over some disputed scene. Many Hindu organizations also protested from place to place. Meanwhile, a case was filed in Lucknow on January 18 against Aparna Purohit, National Head of Amazon Prime, Ali Abbas, Director of Tandava Web Series, Producer Himanshu Krishna Mehar and Writer Gaurav Solanki.