The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is investigating the FIR lodged by the Hathras police for misleading the website to incite ethnic violence. He is preparing to file a case of money laundering in this regard.
Police FIR is under Section 153A etc. which is an offense under PMLA and ED can seize the money collected from committing this crime. In such cases there is a provision of seven years sentence under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.
The ED will also ask domain servers to collect and use funds through foreign inquiries. The ED will also investigate the final beneficiaries of the funds collected by this website. The service provider will be questioned about the website that hosted this page because it must essentially record the IP address from where the web page was launched.
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Let us tell you that on September 14, a case of alleged gang rape of a Dalit girl came up in Hathras. He died in a hospital in Delhi last Tuesday. He was cremated last Wednesday. Opposition parties accused of forcibly performing the last rites at night. Since then, the matter has caught on and the politics of Uttar Pradesh has become focused on the issue of oppression of Dalits.
Following the Hathras incident, websites aimed at inciting people to protest have been targeted by the police. In this, many agencies are engaged in exploring the role of a website called ‘Justice for Hathras Victim’.
Due to the role of these websites, the police are claiming on the grounds that on the lines of anti-CAA protests, conspiracy was hatched to incite ethnic violence in the state on the pretext of Hathras scandal. The website, created overnight by the name of ‘Justice for Hathras Victim’, campaigned to connect more and more people.