Sedition case against me frivolous, politically motivated: Shehla Rashid


NEW DELHI: Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement leader Shehla Rashid on Friday described the sedition case filed against her as “frivolous”, “politically motivated” and a “pathetic attempt” to silence her.

She tweeted her response to the case registered against her.

Rashid said she learnt from media reports that the Special Cell of the Delhi Police had filed an FIR against her “for speaking out on the clampdown in Kashmir and the denial of basic rights to Kashmiris”.

“The FIR is frivolous, politically motivated and a pathetic attempt to silence me.