5-year jail term for ‘offensive’ social media post: Kerala’s Scary New Law (Sakshi Post)

Sakshi Post: 5-year jail term for ‘offensive’ social media post: Kerala’s Scary New Law. “According to the new Section, 118 (A) in the Kerala police Act, any person who is responsible for creating a post that is offensive or harmful to another person, will be punished. This includes malicious posts made on any platform or any mode of communication. The punishment for such an act will be 5 years in jail or a Rs. 10,000 fine or both.” [Rs. 10,000 is just under $135 USD.]

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