New Delhi: Congress leader P Chidambaram has said that the law introduced by the Kerala government to curb cyber attacks is shocking. Chidambaram. Chidambaram also criticized the move to charge Ramesh Chennithala in the case. In a tweet, Chidambaram asked how CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury would resist such moves.
The LDF government in Kerala has come up with a shocking five year imprisonment for posting ‘criminal’ posts in cyberspace.
It is also shocking that an attempt is being made to implicate Ramesh Chennithala in a case that has been reported four times. How can my friend and CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury resist such brutal moves? Chidambaram asked.
The Government of Kerala Police Act provides for imprisonment for up to five years and a fine for disseminating anything insulting to persons. Modified by Law amended by Governor Arif Muhammed Khan to amend the law Came into force. A notification has also been issued in this regard. Criticism has been leveled against the amendment to the Police Act, which gives too much power to the police in defamation cases.