Teacher who told students to slap Muslim classmate may be charged under Section 295A IPC: UP to Supreme Court

Section 295A of the IPC states that any deliberate and malicious act intended to outrage reli­gious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or reli­gious beliefs, is a punishable offence.
Supreme Court of India
Supreme Court of India

The Uttar Pradesh government told the Supreme Court on Monday that the school teacher who allegedly goaded students to slap a Muslim classmate may face charges under Section 295A of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) [Tushar Gandhi vs State of Uttar Pradesh and ors].

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