Pachpaoli police booked him under IT Act
Honey Singh, better known as Yo Yo Honey Singh, an Indian rapper, music producer, singer and film actor, was booked by Pachpaoli police under relevant sections of IT Act 2000 and IPC sections for allegedly publishing vulgar and obscene songs.
Offence was registered on Saturday on the complaint filed by businessman Anand Pal Singh Jabbal, a resident of Pachpaoli. He was slapped with charges of section 67 of Information Technology Act, 2000 (Publishing of information which is obscene in electronic form) and section 293, 292 of IPC (Sale of obscene book, videos).
Jabbal’s Advocate Raspal Singh Renu informed that Jabbal has filed written complaint against Honey Singh around nine months before. However, police ignored the complaint and didn’t take any action. Later, the complaint was submitted to Commissioner of Police office but again no action was taken by police.
Renu informed that Jabbal later send an application of police not taking any action on his complaint to Judicial Magistrate First Class, 156 (3) of criminal procedure code. However, police claimed before JMFC that they are investigating the matter. Cops claimed that since the case is to be registered under IT Act, they are taking guidelines from cyber cell to register any offence. JMFC had rejected Jabbal’s application.
Since then, no offence was registered till six months.
Around three weeks before, Jabbal sent an application at High Court who then ordered police to submit their detailed investigation report within three weeks. While two weeks has passed, police finally register an offence against Honey Singh.