Senior Lawyer Prashant Bhushan calls out Madhu Kishwar's bluff, files complaint

Written by Sabrangindia Staff | Published on: April 17, 2018
Senior lawyer and activist Prashant Bhushan has filed a criminal complaint against Madhu Kishwar and called her “fake news purveyor & communal hate & violence inciting tweets of Madhu Kishwar”He has filed the complaint “for serious offences u/s 153A, 295A & 505 of the IPC against serial fake news purveyor & communal hate & violence inciting tweets of Madhu Kishwar who thinks she can get away without accountability.” He said it was time to call her bluff.



The complaint has been filed with SHO, Tilak Marg Police Station in Delhi and accuses Kishwar of publishing “misleading and false information”through her twitter handle. It also says that she has been doing this for “last several months.

Apart from recent tweet, the complaint also cites Kishwar's tweet dated April 14, 2018 in which she alleged that in the Kathua incident of rape and murder, it was,”very likely that family accused of rape have been scapegoated.”She further claimed that the “ Murder of Kathua Minor Girl suspected to be handiwork of jehadi #Rohingyas settled by PDP in Jammu region. Since Jammu people angry at settling criminal Rohingya in Hindu areas, Mehbooba used this murder as counterblast strategy”.

Prashant Bhushan also alleged that her tweets are meant to incite communal hatred and create a disturbance to public peace and tranquility. He said that she has a following of more than two million and her tweets have a far reaching impact.