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Kushboo’s case dismissed

[Behind Woods, Saturday, 24 October 2009 09:15 No Comment]

image A case filed against Kushboo under Section 295 IPC was dismissed yesterday by the High Court of Madras.

The petitioner Sivakumar had filed a complaint that a still from Vallamai Tharayo function showed the actress wearing slippers while seated in front the Hindu deities’ idols had hurt the religious sentiments of the Hindus.

When the case was taken up for hearing yesterday, advocates on behalf of Kushboo averred that Section 295 IPC can be attracted only when it is a deliberate and malicious act, intended to outrage religious feelings, and insult the religion or religious beliefs.

The petitioner was neither present in person nor was represented by an advocate.

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