Sedition charges dropped against 15 youths

Prime News, National, Madhya Pradesh, June 23:- The police withdrawn sedition charges on 15 youths who celebrated Pakistan win in Champions Trophy Cricket.

According to sources, the police instead of sedition charges, slapped 153A of Indian penal Code for allegedly promoting enmity between two different communities.

The youths from Burhanpur was arrested on a complaint filed by a local youth for raising Pro-Pakistan slogans while celebrating Pakistan win, later slapped sedition charges.

The Police dropped the charges for want of sufficient evidence to prosecute them, police added that the relatives of the accused youths apologised over the incident and assured that it will not happen again.

-(NAV, Inputs: Agencies)






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