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Ranveer Singh Case: FIR registered against Ranveer Singh in Mumbai, know what is ‘obscenity’ law and how much is its punishment

Ranveer Singh Photoshoot Controversy: Ranveer Singh , who is often in the news due to his unusual fashion sense, has been in the headlines for the last few days. Actually, Ranveer has created a ruckus in the past by getting a nude photoshoot for a foreign magazine. Ranveer himself shared these pictures on his social media account, which became viral on sight. Some people praised this photoshoot on social media, while some accused Ranveer of spreading obscenity. Recently, the matter caught more fire when an NGO lodged a police complaint against Ranveer. This NGO has said that any woman and man would feel ashamed because of the way the pictures were clicked.

FIR registered against Ranveer Singh

On the other hand, in Mumbai itself, another person has filed a complaint saying that through his photographs, he has hurt the feelings of women and has insulted their dignity. The complainant has also sought registration of a case against Ranveer under various sections of the Information Technology Act and the Indian Penal Code (IPC). Let us inform that on the basis of the complaint, the police have booked section 292 (sale of obscene books etc.), 293 (sale of obscene material to youth), 509 (dignity of woman) of Indian Penal Code against Ranveer. Saying words, signs or acts with intent to offend) and has registered an FIR against Ranveer Singh under the provisions of the Information Technology Act.

What is obscenity law

1. An FIR has also been registered against Ranveer Singh under section 293. Under this, selling obscene objects to a young person below the age of 20 years is an offense punishable under section 293 of the Indian Penal Code.

2. An FIR has also been registered against Ranveer Singh under Section 509. In which action is taken on the basis of saying words, gestures or doing any act with the intention of outraging the dignity of the woman.

3. Similarly, action is taken for posting obscene material on social media under Section 67 (A) of the Information Technology Act.

how much is the punishment

There is a provision of different punishment for different sections if the charges are proved. According to live law, for example, under section 292, for the first time committing this offense can be punished with imprisonment of up to two years, and then for the second time, the punishment can be up to five years and a fine of five thousand can also be imposed. Similarly, violation of section 509 can be punished with imprisonment up to three years, while under section 67 (a) of the Information Technology Act, the punishment can be 7 years and a fine of up to 10 lakhs.

 

Parvesh Maurya
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