Lakshadweep filmmaker Aisha Sultana has been named in a case of sedition and hate speech for her feedback criticizing administrator Praful Patel’s Covid dealing with and calling him a “bio-weapon” despatched by the Centre. The FIR was filed on the grievance of the state BJP chief.
Aisha Sultana had, throughout a information debate on a regional channel, blamed Covid instances within the island on Praful Patel’s selections and remarked that the Centre had used a “bio-weapon” towards Lakshadweep.
“Lakshadweep had zero instances of COVID-19. Now it’s reporting a day by day spike of 100 instances. What the Centre has deployed is a bioweapon. I can say this clearly that the central authorities has deployed bioweapon,” she had mentioned on a Malayalam TV debate earlier this week.
C Abdul Khader Haji, the BJP’s Lakshadweep chief, complained to the police.
Aisha Sultana has been strongly criticising the Administrator’s controversial selections.