Police in Maharashtra’s Thane district has registered a case in opposition to a Marathi rapper for allegedly defaming the Eknath Shinde-led Maharashtra authorities although his video music.
A Shiv Sena activist at Ambernath within the district had lodged a grievance in opposition to rap singer Raj Mungase over a music he just lately uploaded on YouTube which makes use of phrases equivalent to “pannas khoke” (fifty cartons) and “chor” (thieves), stated a police official on Thursday.
A First Data Report (FIR) was registered on Tuesday in opposition to Mr Mungase underneath Indian Penal Code sections 501 (defamation), 504 (intentional insult to impress breach of peace) and 505(2) (statements creating enmity between lessons) at Shivajinagar police station in Ambernath, he added.
No arrest has been made, the official stated.
Leaders loyal to Uddhav Thackeray have usually accused the MLAs of the Eknath Shinde-led Shiv Sena who rebelled final yr and introduced down the Thackeray authorities as “chor” and ones who took “khoke” or cartons of cash to modify sides.
Mr Shinde grew to become chief minister final yr with the BJP’s help after splitting the Shiv Sena.
By the way, Nationalist Congress Social gathering chief and former minister Jitendra Awhad had on Tuesday shared Mungase’s video music on Twitter and stated that he hoped police wouldn’t arrest him.
In a contemporary tweet on Thursday, Mr Awhad questioned what crime Mr Mungase had dedicated.
Earlier this week, a girl employee of the Thackeray faction alleged that employees of the rival Shiv Sena attacked her over her Fb publish criticizing CM Shinde. The Shinde group denied the allegations.
Thane metropolis police, although, has registered a case of defamation in opposition to her for the Fb publish.
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