FIR filed in the case against ‘Satyameva Jayate’ for hurting religious sentiments

As reported earlier here, a police complaint had been filed against makers of the upcoming John Abraham starrer ‘Satyameva Jayate’ by a BJP leader in Dabeerpura police station in Hyderabad alleging that the trailer of the movie has hurt the religious sentiments of the Shia community. In the complaint filed, BJP Minority Morcha’s city general secretary, Syed Ali Jaffry stated that in the trailer, John Abraham is shown committing murder following Matam and that this particular scene hurt the religious sentiments of the Shia community.

As per reports, the police have lodged a case on Sunday evening against Emmay Entertainments and others under Indian Penal Code (IPC) Section 295A (deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious feelings) and relevant sections of the Cinematograph Act, 1952.

The film features John Abraham and Manoj Bajpayee in pivotal roles and is set to release on August 15.

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