A Delhi-based lawyer, Gaurav Gulati has filed a case in opposition to 38 Bollywood and Tollywood celebrities together with Salman Khan, Farhan Akhtar and Akshay Kumar for revealing the identification of a rape sufferer.
Two years after the horrific rape and homicide of a health care provider simply outdoors of Hyderabad shocked all the nation, the lawyer has demanded quick arrest of the celebrities for revealing the identify and identification of the rape sufferer on social media.
Bollywood actor Salman Khan on December 01, 2019, had made two social media posts on the incident urging individuals to not let ‘Beti Bachao’ be a mere marketing campaign, whereas Anupam Kher had tagged the Union Residence Minister demanding a loss of life penalty for rapists.
The grievance was filed below IPC part 228 A in opposition to Bollywood actors Anupam Kher, Farhan Akhtar, Ajay Devgn, Akshay Kumar, Salman Khan, Maharaja Ravi Teja, Rakul Preet Singh, Allu Sirish, Charmme Kaur, and a number of other others.
The lawyer has additionally filed a petition in Tees Hazari Courtroom, alleging that the celebrities have acted irresponsibly. Reportedly, Gulati feels that as an alternative of setting an instance for widespread individuals, the celebrities have damaged a legislation sending out a fallacious message. Therefore, the lawyer has sought an instantaneous arrest of all of the celebrities, alleging that they failed to point out any social accountability and tampered with the privateness of the sufferer.
As per Section 228A of the Indian Penal Courtroom, disclosing the identification of a sufferer is a punishable offence. Anybody discovered violating the legislation is answerable for imprisonment or a high quality. The case pertains to the horrific rape of a veterinary doctor in Hyderabad, the brutal nature of which shocked all the nation.