A court in Tumakuru district of Karnataka on Friday directed the police to register an FIR against actor Kangana Ranaut on her recent tweet allegedly targeting farmers protesting the farm laws. Based on a complaint by a lawyer L Ramesh Naik, the Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) court directed the inspector of Kyathasandra police station to register an FIR against Ranaut. Also Read - Kangana Ranaut Looks Like a Bride Herself at Family Function in a Red Lehenga by Ritu Kumar

The Karnataka court said the complainant had filed an application under section 156(3) of the CrPC for investigation. “The office is hereby directed to issue intimation to the circle police inspector of Kyathasandra police station along with (a) photostat copy of the complaint for report,” it added. Also Read - #BoycottErosNow Trends Online as Twitterati Express Outrage Over Navratri Post; Company Issues Apology

Ramesh Naik, who hails from Kyathasandra, told that in connection with his criminal case against the actor, the court had directed the jurisdictional police station to register an FIR and inquire. In the FIR, he stated that Raut’s tweet has a clear intention to injure the people who are opposing the farm fill. He said, “She is giving provocation with intent to cause riots and promote the culture of non-violence in the young minds of society. this posting on the twitter account of the accused posted by her may lead to a collision between the people of the different group believe in the different ideology. It seems that the government authorities have turned a blind eye to the same and does not have any established measures or rules and guidelines to control and regulate the same. On the bare perusal of all these content, it is more than evident that the government is least bothered and as usual wa Also Read - 'Streaming Platforms Are Porn Hub', Kangana Ranaut Goes All Out Slamming Eros Now For Its Sexual Posts on Navratri

Kangana had tweeted on September 21 from her Twitter handle @KanganaTeam: “People who spread misinformation and rumours about CAA that caused riots are the same people who are now spreading misinformation about Farmers bill and causing terror in the nation, they are terrorists. You very well know what I said but simply like to spread misinformation.”

Naik said this tweet had hurt him and prompted him to file a case against Ranaut.

With inputs from PTI