| Thiruvananthapuram |
Printed: June 25, 2020 1:25:58 am
Police have booked girls’s rights activist Rehana Fathima after she uploaded on social media a video of her two youngsters portray on her semi-naked physique. Importing the visuals, Fathima, 33, said on her Facebook web page that ladies sporting a mere gown will not be protected in a sexually annoyed society. The lady’s physique must be proven and what’s sexuality must be overtly said. That ought to start at dwelling to usher in adjustments in society, she wrote.
Following a criticism by BJP chief A V Arun Prakash of Kerala’s Pathanamthitta district, police registered a non-bailable case towards Fathima.
The state fee for defense of kid rights additionally sought prison motion towards her. State Fee for Safety of Youngster Rights member Ok Nazir stated must be booked below related sections of POCSO Act. Because the video has been extensively circulated in social media, police must also take motion to take away the visuals, he stated.
Police have been requested to file a report inside ten days, Nazir stated.
This isn’t the primary time Fathima has run into controversy. In 2018, she was within the information after making an attempt to go to the Sabarimala hill shrine after the Supreme Court docket lifted the age bar on the entry of ladies. Following uproar over her try, she was suspended from her job at BSNL on costs of wounding non secular sentiments and was just lately terminated from employment over the identical. In 2014, Fathima had participated within the Kiss of Love marketing campaign in Kerala towards ethical policing.
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