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Disrespect to anthem: case against student

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Muvattupuzha police have registered a case against a student of Nirmala College, Muvattupuzha, for allegedly showing disrespect to national anthem.

The police booked the case after a video of him laughing and moving around while the national anthem was being played surfaced.

The police identified the accused as Aslam Salem. The case was registered by invoking the provisions of the Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 1971, the Muvattupuzha police said.

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Printable version | Jan 24, 2020 11:32:17 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Kochi/disrespect-to-anthem-case-against-student/article22911630.ece

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