Three Hate Speech Laws of India Where Police can arrest without warrant

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There are three main Hate Speech Laws in India.

Sec.153A IPC Hate Speech to provoke enmity between groups of different religions:

Police can arrest without warrant, non bailable, non compoundable.Three Year Jail or fine only or both.

Hate Speech to destroy Unity of Nation,

153B IPC, police can arrest without warrant, non bailable, non compoundable, 3 year Jail, or fine or both.

If such hate speech given from a place of worship, then jail upto 5 Years under 153B(2)

Hate Speech to provoke riots:

153 IPC, Police can arrest without warrant, non bailable, non compoundable, 6 month Jail or fine or both if riot not committed following speech, and riots are committed following hate speech than 1 year Jail, fine or both

Haresh Raichura
4/1/2013

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