Man arrested for posting objectionable content on facebook

Last Updated: Sunday, June 24, 2012 - 16:21

Meerut: A person was on Saturday arrested for his alleged involvement in posting objectionable content about a particular religion on social-networking site Facebook, which sparked violence in the district on June 18.

Keshav Kaushik, a resident of Ganganagar area of the district, has been arrested for posting objectionable content about a particular religion on Facebook, SP City Om Prakash said.
Kaushik worked as a compounder, he said.

The police officer said the issue was thoroughly probed and after a detailed investigation Kaushik was arrested.

The objectionable content on the social-networking site had led to demonstration outside the office of SP city at Ghantaghar area and protestors also damaged some shops in the area, police said.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, June 24, 2012 - 08:52

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