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Delhi HC Dismisses Petition Seeking Filing of FIR against Ramdev, Patanjali

Lawstreet Journal 18 Jul 2020 10:51pm

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Delhi High Court on Thursday 16 July 2020 dismissed a petition seeking the filing of an FIR against Swami Ramdev, Acharya Ramkrishna, Patanjali, and others for falsely claiming that they have found a coronavirus cure. 

The order was issued by the Metropolitan Magistrate Sumeet Anand in an application under Section 156(3) of the CrPC by one Tushar Anand, who is the complainant. 

In connection with the allegation of finding a cure for COVID- 19, the complainant sought an FIR against Ramdev and others for the commission of offenses under Sections 270/420/504/120B/34 IPC, Section 33E of the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940 for the offense of misbranded drugs, and Section 7 of the Drugs and Magic Remedies Act, 1954. 

According to the complainant, he had registered a complaint with SHO Vasant Vihar, as well as the DCP concerned, but no action had been taken. In compliance with an order given by the judge, the police submitted a status report stating that there was no need to issue an FIR in the case. It has been stated that:

  1. FIR No 144/2020 had already been registered under Section 420 IPC at the Jyoti Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan Police Station on the same grounds and grounds.
  2. AYUSH Ministry had allowed the sale of 'Coronil' as an immunity booster and, in the event of any grievance; the complainant should approach the Ministry. 
  3. The press conference at which 'Coronil' was launched took place in Haridwar, Uttrakhand, which is outside the jurisdiction of the Delhi Police. 


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