Ram Gopal Varma booked for obscenity a day before God Sex and Truth release
A day before the release of his controversial movie God, Sex and Truth with American porn star Mia Malkova, Hyderabad police booked filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma for obscenity on a complaint by a social activist.
A case under section 67 of the Information Technology Act, 2000 was booked against him for publishing or transmitting obscene material in electronic form.
On the complaint by activist Devi and others, Central Crime Station (CCS) registered a case. A police officer said the complainant cited some photographs allegedly posted by Varma on social media. One of these photographs is obscene.
The filmmaker was also booked under sections 506 and 509 of Indian Penal Code for allegedly making personal comments against her and others opposing the movie. He has been charged with insulting the modesty of woman.
Police said they would take legal opinion and conduct investigations before taking further action in the case.
Meanwhile, women's groups staged protest in Hyderabad and Visakhapatnam, demanding ban on the release of the movie on web and his immediate arrest.....
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