Sat. Sep 30th, 2023

Delhi Lieutenant Governor V. Okay. Saxena has accorded sanction for prosecution of two individuals accused of spreading anti-national slogans like “Khalistan Zindabad” on the behest of banned outfit — Sikh for Justice (SFJ) — early this 12 months.

According to info, accused Vikram Singh and Balram Singh had been arrested by the Delhi Police for drawing a number of “pro-Khalistani” graffiti in areas of Vikaspuri, Janakpuri, Pachim Vihar, Peeragarhi, Meera Bagh and different adjoining elements of West Delhi on January 19.

Graffiti with anti-national slogans like “Khalistan Zindabad”, “SFJ”, “1984”, “Punjab Banega Khalistan”, “Referendum 2020 Vote for Khalistan”, had been drawn by the accused, who throughout investigation, disclosed that they indulged in such actions on the instruction of fugitive secessionist and SFJ founder Gurpatwant Singh Pannun.

“The L-G has granted the sanction for prosecution under Section 196 (1)of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC), 1973, in the case registered by the Special Cell of Delhi Police for the commission of offence under section 153B and 120B of the Indian Penal Code. Section 153B of IPC deals with Imputations, assertions prejudicial to national-integrity and social and religious harmony, ” mentioned LG workplace.

During investigations, the Delhi Police seized USB Pen Drives containing CCTV footage, proof of funds and placement of cellphones of the accused within the space the place graffiti had been made.

“During investigations, it was revealed that a video was circulated on social media platforms wherein Pannu was advocating and encouraging secession through such graffiti and video message and conspiring to disrupt the sovereignty and territorial integrity of India, ” police mentioned

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