New Delhi, Mar 9: Journalist Barkha Dutt has said that she is getting threat calls over her reportage on ongoing JNU controversy. She has also filed a complaint with the police regarding the same.
While recording her statements to magistrate under CrPC 164, Dutt said that a unknown caller is threathening her and also making sexually abused statements.
According to report, a case has been registered under various section including Section 509 of the IPC( word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman).
Barkha Dutt has also written about the whole incident on her Twitter timeline.
Many of you asked- Yes Post FIR I appeared today at Metropolitan Magistrate Court to give a statement against stalking, death threat & abuse— barkha dutt (@BDUTT) March 8, 2016
The court has now taken cognizance of fact that since 4th of March, I have received anonymous abusive death threats for my reportage on JNU.— barkha dutt (@BDUTT) March 8, 2016