Mumbai: The authorities probing a case in opposition to Marathi actress Ketaki Chitale earlier this week eliminated part 66A of the Info Know-how (IT) Act from the case diary.
Whereas submitting the FIR, this part which was struck down by the SC in 2015, was added by mistake and has now been faraway from the case diary after the senior officers seen it, mentioned a senior police officer.
Chitale is going through a number of FIRs for allegedly making objectionable remarks about NCP chief Sharad Pawar on social media. Circumstances in opposition to her have been registered in Mumbai’s Bhoiwada and Goregaon police stations, Thane’s Kalwa police station and at varied different locations within the state. She is presently in jail. “The part 66A was invoked within the FIR by mistake. It was not proper. When the senior officers seen it, the part was faraway from the case diary. The judicial Justice of the Peace first-class courtroom has additionally been knowledgeable about it. This part gained’t be within the chargesheet,” mentioned a senior officer from Thane police.
After a grievance from the Nationwide Fee for Ladies, senior officers sought an evidence from the investigating authorities in regards to the software of this part within the case.