Supreme Court Grants interim Protection from arrest to Ekta Kapoor on FIR against her over alleged objectionable content in web-series XXX season 2

17th Dec

Supreme Court Grants interim Protection from arrest to Ekta Kapoor on FIR against her over alleged objectionable content in web-series XXX season 2

On Thursday, TV & film producer Ekta Kapoor granted protection from arrest by Supreme Court In relation to FIR registered by Anapurna police regarding the transmission of an episode in web-series (XXX -uncensored) on Zee 5 which being promoted by ALT Balaji , a concern owned by her and her mother.
The web show XXX season 2 , aired on Kapoor 's subscription based video platform ' ALT Balaji ', spread obscenity and hurts religious feeling . The FIR also mentions a particular scene which allegedly portrays the Indian army 's uniform in a highly objectionable way.
Earlier this year , a PIL was filed before the Allahabad High court seeking a blanket ban on streaming of XXX-season 2 allegedly for disrespecting the Indian army and their uniforms , however, the plea was dismissed with a direction to approach the competent authority first.


Kapoor has been booked under the section 294 absence acts and songs and 298 uttering ,words , etc. with deliberate intent to wound the religious feelings of any persons and 34 of the Indian panel code , sections 67 punishment for publishing or transmitting obscence material in electronic form.