YouTuber Shubham Mishra, who imitates ‘Hindustani Bhau’, has been detained for giving open rape threats to stand-up comedian Agrima Joshua.
Joshua uploaded a stand-up comedy video that went viral for her comments on Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. On this, Shubham shooted a video and threatened the comedian via YouTube.
Soon, after this, the YouTuber was detained from Vadodara. An FIR has been registered against Shubham under IPC sections 294 (obscenity), 505 (statements conducing to police mischief), 354 (A), 504 (intentionally insults to break public peace) and 509 (intending to insult the modesty of a woman).
To this, Vadodara City Police Tweeted- “Vadodara City Police took suo moto action in respect of an abusive, threatening video which was uploaded and shared on Social media by Shubham Mishra. We have detained him and initiated the legal process for registration of FIR against him under the relevant section of IPC and IT act.” Source: Twitter.
The state police took action after NCW (National Commission of Woman) addressed the incident by writing a letter to Gujarat Police. NCW tweeted- “Keeping in line with #NCW’s commitment towards ensuring safety of #women online, our Chairperson @sharmarekha has written to @dgpgujarat for taking immediate action against Shubham Mishra, the man hurling abuses against a female comedian in this video.” Source: Twitter.
Addressing Shubham’s controversial video, popular comedian Kunal Kamra tweeted- “Dear @NCWIndia does this concern you, we see this scumbag give open threats to a female comedian who has already apologised & taken her objectionable video down…” Source: Twitter.
The YouTuber has been found abusing Indian actress Swara Bhaskar in his previous video. On this, the actress came forward and tweeted- “This man belongs in jail! He is openly threatening to rape a young woman, and is inciting other men to do the same.. what exactly are we waiting for ????? @MumbaiPolice @CPMumbaiPolice @AUThackeray @CMOMaharashtra @priyankac19 This is not the model of governance we hope from u.” Source: Twitter.
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Source: DNA India