Woman who raised pro-Pak slogans had links with Naxals : Yediyurappa

Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Friday said the young woman who has been charged with sedition for raising pro-Pakistan slogans during an anti CAA event here, had links with Naxals in the past.

Amulya Leona had raised “Pakistan Zindabad” slogan thrice after the organisers of the event under the banner of “Save Constitution” invited her to address the gathering in the presence of All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen chief Asaduddin Owaisi.

She was immediately taken into custody and subsequently produced before a judicial magistrate and sent to 14-day custody.A sedition case was also filed against her.

Yediyurappa said,”If organisations that are behind her are inquired into, things will come out. It is clear that she had links with Naxals in the past.In this backdrop she should be punished and action should be taken against organisations that are behind here.”

“Amulya’s father himself has said she should be punished and should not get bail and that he will not seek protection for her”,the chief minister added.

Amulya’s father Wazi said ,”Action should be taken against her in accordance with law, so that she corrects

“She is a bright girl.I have tried to tell her not to involve herself in such activities after I got to know she was involving in anti-CAA, NRC protests and complete her education first,” he said.