Kerala law makes police judge & jury on speech

Amendment 118A of the Kerala Police Act cites even "injury to the mind" as a valid reason to slap charges that stipulate a maximum jail term of three years, a fine of up to Rs 10,000, or both. Depending on their interpretation of what constitutes an offence under this provision, the police can act without a complaint from the alleged victim.

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