Friday , December 9 2016
Home / Crime / Crime and Accident / 2 jailed for posting morphed pic of Mohan Bhagwat on social media

2 jailed for posting morphed pic of Mohan Bhagwat on social media

mohan (2)

Khargone: Two youths have been arrested in Madhya Pradesh for allegedly posting and circulating a morphed objectionable photo of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on social media, police said on Friday.

The youths identified as Shaqir (22) and Wasim (20) were arrested on March 16 for uploading the morphed picture of Bhagwat in a local social networking group of Bhikangaon town, Additional SP, Antar Singh Kanesh said.

As the photo went viral on social media, RSS and BJP workers registered a strong protest on the issue following which a case was registered against the duo in Bhikangaon police station under Sections 67 of the IT Act and 505 (2) of IPC, he added.

The accused claimed that they had received the photo from some other group and they just forwarded it further, the ASP said.

Both Shaqir and Wasim were arrested and sent to jail by JMFC Sadashiv Dagode. The duo has been sent to judicial custody till March 30.
PTI

Read Also

img_13

Hyderabad: Police lathicharge agitating crowd outside bank

8