Aisha Sultana Says She Will Continue To Fight Till Lakshadweep Gets Justice

Aisha Sultana refutes Administration allegations
Aisha Sultana interview: Malayalam filmmaker Aisha Sultana, who was booked for sedition in Lakshadweep said on Saturday that she would continue to fight till the islanders get justice and that she had not done anything against the country.

Sultana talked to the media at Kochi airport when she was heading to Archipelago to appear before the Kavaratti Police for questioning regarding the case on Sunday.

Before appearing in front of the Police for questioning in connection with the case on Sunday, Sultana talked to the media at Kochi airport and said, “I believe that I will get justice as I have not done anything wrong.” Sultana’s advocate was also accompanying her and she said that she would cooperate with the police.

She further added that her words were wrongly interpreted and that she has already mentioned everything in detail in her recent Facebook post.

Talking to the media, Sultana added that she has not done anything against the country, but all this happened because of a single word that he uttered. Here’s what she said, “I have not done anything against the country. All these have happened over a word I uttered. So, it is my responsibility to prove that I have not done anything wrong. I will continue my fight till my land and people get justice.”

Actor and budding filmmaker Aisha Sultana had been booked for sedition and hate speech by the Kavaratti Police in Lakshadweep after BJP’s Lakshadweep unit filed a complaint against her regarding a remark that she made on the Centre at a panel discussion on a Malayalam news channel.

She was booked under IPC sections 124 (A) for sedition and 153 (B) for hate speech after allegedly saying that the centre was using COVID-19 as a “bio-weapon” on the people of the Lakshadweep Islands.

Sultana was granted interim anticipatory bail for a week by the Kerala High Court on Thursday, May 17. The court directed her to comply with the notice issued by Kavaratti Police to appear for interrogation on June 20 in connection with the case.

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