The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Restricted (BSNL) has requested activist Rehana Fathima, booked for posting a video on social media of her minor kids portray on her half-naked physique, to vacate the quarters she is residing in.
The BSNL, in a discover issued on June 27, mentioned that the raid on the quarters allotted to her in reference to a POCSO case has tarnished the picture of the corporate.
“On June 25, the police raided the quarters through which you might be residing within the mild of POCSO case registered in opposition to you. The above occasion tarnished the picture of BSNL. Therefore you might be instructed to vacate the quarter inside 30 days from the date of receipt of this discover, failing which additional proceedings shall be initiated for eviction,” BSNL mentioned within the discover.
It mentioned that Fathima was given obligatory retirement with impact from Might 11 as part of disciplinary proceedings in opposition to her and due to this fact she is now not a BSNL worker and is ineligible to occupy the quarters.
Thiruvalla Police has registered a case in opposition to Fathima over the video based mostly on a criticism filed by Advocate AV Arun Prakash. The non-bailable offences slapped in opposition to her embrace costs below the Juvenile Justice Act and Info Know-how (IT) Act.
Fathima, who was earlier working with BSNL was pressured to go on obligatory retirement after quite a few complaints from the general public had been acquired concerning her posts hurting non secular sentiments.
In the meantime, Fathima has approached Kerala Excessive Courtroom in search of anticipatory bail in reference to the case registered in opposition to her claiming it to be “non secular and political rivalry”.
Rehana Fathima, who shot to fame for her try and enter Sabarimala Temple, posted the video titled ”Physique and Politics”. Her minor son and daughter might be seen portray on her physique as she lies half-naked on the mattress.
She had shared the video on her Fb feed and her YouTube channel which was circulated extensively.
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