Anurag Kashyap files FIR against the troll who threatened to rape his daughter

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been getting congratulatory messages from around the world after the BJP’s victory in the 2019 general election. One of them was filmmaker Anurag Kashyap.

Anurag Kashyap files FIR against the troll

He congratulated the PM and had shared a screenshot of a troll who threatened to rape his daughter.

Anurag Kashyap files FIR against the troll

Anurag had written, “Dear @narendramodi sir. Congratulations on your victory and thank you for the message of inclusiveness. Sir please also tell us how do we deal with these followers of yours who celebrate your victory by threatening my daughter with messages like this for me being your dissenter.” 

After this tweet, many social media users condemned the act. Social activist Ashoke Pandit too got into a fight with Anurag while discussing the topic.

And now an FIR has been filed against the troll under sections 504, 509 of Indian Penal code and 67 of information technology act. Anurag went to Amboli police station and lodged the complaint.

He also tweeted about the complaint saying that an FIR has been filed against the troll who threatened to rape Anurag’s daughter Aaliyah Kashyap. Anurag wrote, “Anyways I want to thank @MumbaiPolice @MahaCyber1 @Brijeshbsingh for helping me with filing the FIR . Thank you so much for the amazing support and starting the process .Thank you @Dev_Fadnavis and thank you @narendramodi Sir. As a father I am more secure now .”

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Earlier today actress Suchitra Krishnamoorthi had called out Anurag Kashyap on Twitter for his tweet to the PM. She had written, “Dear @anuragkashyap72 I have been openly pro #Modi & yet have often rcvd rape threats for my daughter & even myself when controversy has erupted. I have done what a right thinking citizen must do ie complained to #MumbaiPolice & #cybercrime cell. NOT tag #PM!!! Whats ur point?”

To this, Anurag replied “Point is – one statement from him that he does not endorse hatemongers will shut them up.”