School authorities booked in sedition case for using wrong map of Kashmir in diary

Shahdol (Madhya Pradesh): A case of sedition has been registered against the management of a private school in Budhar town in the district for allegedly marking Jammu and Kashmir incorrectly on India's map in the school diary.

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Acting on the complaint of Shrikrishna Gupta, the case was registered against Green Wales School, its director Mohammad Sharif Niyazi, principal Govind Chand Das and publisher of the diary Arun Kumar Agrawal.

Budhar police station in-charge Satish Dwivedi said the three men were arrested and a local court sent them in judicial custody for 14 days from Monday.

The case was registered under IPC sections 124A (sedition), he added.

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Updated Date: Jul 18, 2016 22:50:28 IST