The Madhya Pradesh High Court bench here dismissed a petition by TV producer Ekta Kapoor stating that a case filed against her for alleged objectionable content in the web series “XXX Season 2” should be quashed. However, in a 65-page judgment given by the Indore bench on Wednesday, it observed that the provision of the IPC section hurting religious sentiments was not dissolved by the defendants. Five months ago, a complaint was filed against Kapoor alleging that the web series aired on his OTT platform ALTBalaji not only spread obscenity, but also hurt religious sentiments. Ekta Kapoor to replace Parth Samathan in her digital debut show My Hero Bolta Hai?
The TV producer-cum-filmmaker was booked under the relevant sections of the Information Technology Act and IPC. A single bench of Justice Shailendra Shukla said, “After due consideration in view of the said discussions, it appears that the facts of the case are not such that this court is at least to reduce its FIR under Section 482 of CrPC Exercise the powers. Respect for Section 67, 67-A of IT Act and Section 294 of IPC. ” Broken But Beautiful 3: Will Shahnaz Gill not romance Siddharth Shukla on Ekta Kapoor’s show?
“However, it would be pertinent to state that violation of the provisions of Section 298 of the IPC and the State Emblem Act has not been found, Judge Shukla said in a statement given to the producer on two charges. Kapoor was charged. IPC Under sections 294 (obscenity), 298 (offending religious sentiments), and relevant provisions of the IT Act and the State Emblem of India (Prohibition of Improper Use) Act. The FIR was lodged against her at Annapurna Police Station here. Indore resident Valmik Sakaragaye and Neeraj Yagnik filed a complaint.