NEW DELHI: Yogi Adityanath, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, has warned that those who celebrate Pakistan's victory over India in the Super 12 match at the T20 World Cup in Dubai last Sunday will face sedition charges.
A tweet from the Chief Minister’s office in Hindi which roughly translated read, “After the T-20 World Cup match played between India and Pakistan on October 24, some anti-social elements used indecent words against the Indian team and there was a disruption of peace through anti-national remarks.”
Five cases have been registered in Agra, Bareilly, Budaun, and Sitapur in this regard, according to reports received so far, and cases have been registered against seven people, five of whom have been taken into custody." "Investigations are ongoing, and further action will be taken based on evidence, Yogi Adityanath said.
Seven people have been arrested in five districts across Uttar Pradesh for allegedly raising pro-Pakistan slogans or celebrating Pakistan's victory over India in the T20 Cricket World Cup.
Pakistan beat India by 10 wickets on Sunday, and none of the Men in Blue bowlers were able to make an impact, as Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan ripped through the Indian bowling.