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Indian girl being slapped by the Bengaluru police for chanting “Pakistan Zindabad”

BENGALURU: On Friday 21 February 2020, during a rally held against the amendment in the constitution of India for controversial citizenship held in Bengaluru, an Indian girl was sent to jail for chanting Pakistan Zindabad.

Amulya Leone, a student was addressing the rally named “Save Constitution” held by the All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen (AIMIM), during which she asked the audience to chant Pakistan Zindabad with her. The organisers sensed danger, thus called the police and snatched the mic from her. Asaduddin Owaisi, the chief of the AIMIM separated himself with her any of her action.

Bengaluru police slapped her and charged her sedition with a judicial remand of 14 days, according to Indian media, the magistrate didn’t give her the bail saying that “We have registered a suo moto case under Section 124A (sedition), 153A and B (promoting enmity between different groups and imputations, assertions prejudicial to national integration). Once formalities are completed, we will produce Amulya before a judicial magistrate.”

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