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Baba Ramdev has moved Supreme Court seeking stay of proceedings in FIRs lodged against across India for his alleged remarks against effectiveness of allopathic treatments to cure Covid.
In his petition, Ramdev has sought a stay on the proceedings in FIRs lodged by Indian Medical Association (IMA) in Patna and Raipur and has prayed for a transfer of the FIRs to Delhi.
On June 17, the Chhattisgarh police had registered an FIR him basis a complaint lodged by the Indian Medical Association (IMA), for allegedly spreading ‘false information’ about allopathic medicines used for the treatment of Covid-19.
IMA members Dr Rakesh Gupta, Dr Vikas Agrawal, Dr Asha Jain and others filed the complaint at Civil Lines police station against Baba Ramdev, accusing him of publishing misleading and threatening remarks on social media.
The doctors have claimed Ramdev’s statement was misleading and was an attempt to put peoples’ lives at risk.
It has also been alleged that from tarnishing the reputation of medicos, Ramdev has “questioned the efficacy of vaccination”.
Baba Ramdev has been booked under Sections 188, 269, 504 of the IPC and provisions of Disaster Management Act, 2005.
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