Rapper Hard Kaur booked for sedition over online remarks against Adityanath, Bhagwat

Varanasi, PTI | Updated : 20 June 2019, 03:06 PM
Hard Kaur booked for sedition over remarks against Adityanath, Bhagwat
Hard Kaur booked for sedition over remarks against Adityanath, Bhagwat

UK-based rapper Taran Kaur Dhillon aka Hard Kaur has been booked for sedition for allegedly posting objectionable remarks against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on social media, police said Thursday. 

A written complaint was filed by a local lawyer, Shashank Shekhar, on Wednesday, SHO Cantonment Vijay Pratap Singh said.

The police have booked her under sections 124 A(sedition), 153A (promoting enmity between different groups on ground of religion), 500(defamation) and 505 (intent to incite) of the Indian Penal Code and section 66 of the IT Act, he said. The complaint will be forwarded to the cyber cell for further probe into the matter, the SHO said.

Hard Kaur is known for her hit songs like "Glassy" and "Move Your Body". She also owns a music label, Future Records. 

First Published: Thursday, June 20, 2019 03:06 PM
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