Muzaffarpur (Bihar), Oct. 10 -- : Additional Director General (ADG, headquarters) Jitendra Kumar said that a prosecution under relevant sections will be submitted against the complainant who had lodged a false sedition case against 49 noted personalities who wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over incidents of mob-lynchings.

"Finding this to be an intentional purpose of the complainant, prosecution under sections 182 and 211 of Indian Penal Code (IPC) will be submitted against the complainant for lodging a false case," Kumar said in a statement on Wednesday.

The ADG said that Muzaffarpur Police had lodged a case on receipt of an order from Chief Judicial Magistrate court under section 156(3) of CrPC.

"In such instance, police...