AIB Knockout controversy – Court Proceedings
These page covers the legal proceedings related to the AIB Knockout event. Check AIB Knockout – All that you want to know for details on the issue.
Petition before Bombay High Court to quash FIR in Pune and Mumbai:
Criminal Writ Petition No. 628 and 640 of 2015
Rohan Joshi & Ors. v. State of Maharashtra
Bench: Justice Ranjit More & Justice Anuja Prabhudessai
Charges: Sections 294, 509, 34, 120 of Indian Penal Code, 1860; Sections 110,131 of Bombay Police Act; Sections 66A, 67 of Information Technology Act, 2000.
16 February 2015:
Senior Advocate Mahesh Jethmalani appeared for the Petitioners who submitted:
“In the course of a humour show, the language may have been vulgar or abusive, but the law as held by the SC makes a distinction between vulgarity and obscenity. The intention was only to amuse, not titillate. The FIR is only a form of harassment: … “one has to take a broader view. What is there to investigate?” ~ TOI
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