Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar took to Twitter to urge people to join him in protesting the Citizenship (Amendment) Act at August Kranti Maidan in the city, but the initiative might have got him into legal trouble.


Senior IPS officer Sandeep Mittal accused Farhan of breaking the law, according to a report in

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Sharing an explainer video of Section 121 of the Indian Penal Code, Mittal tweeted: “You also need to know that you’ve committed an Offence u/s 121 of Indian Penal Code & it is not unintentional. @MumbaiPolice & @NIA_India are you listening. Please think of the Nation that is giving you everything in your Life. Understand the Law.”

Talking about Farhan apologizing for tweeting the inaccurate map of India, Mittal wrote, “Now that you have admitted that the Graphics shared by you was shared by you unknowingly, please tell the Nation who is tutoring you in anti-national activity to incite the public.”



Mittal has been actively commenting and replying to the Bollywood celebs on their tweets about the CAA controversy.

Earlier, Farhan had tweeted, about the anti-CAA protest: “Here’s what you need to know about why these protests are important. See you on the 19th at August Kranti Maidan, Mumbai. The time to protest on social media alone is over.”

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