Baghpat (UP), September 5
A 42-year-old man arrested in Odisha’s Cuttack district for allegedly posting hate messages in opposition to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on social media is being dropped at Baghpat on transit remand, police mentioned on Saturday.
“The Uttar Pradesh police crew has began from Odisha with accused Hasan Ahmed,” SHO Shiv Pratap Singh of Singhawali Aheer police station in Baghpat informed PTI.
While a case of comparable nature in opposition to Ahmed for concentrating on Hindu leaders has been registered in Lucknow, three extra circumstances have been registered in opposition to him in Varanasi, mentioned the SHO, including that the identification of his accomplices could be clear throughout his questioning after he’s introduced right here.
The case in opposition to Cuttack resident Ahmed was registered on the Singhawali Aheer police station on July 10 on the grievance of VHP workplace bearer Kuldeep Panchal, who had accused him of creating objectionable feedback in opposition to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, mentioned the SHO.
“After he lodged the complaint, the VHP leader got a call from Pakistan number and a letter in Urdu threatening to kill him. Subsequently, a case was registered against the accused person under various sections of the IPC. On Friday, the IT cell informed that accused Hasan Ahmed was arrested in Cuttack,” mentioned Singh.
The accused, hailing from Kusumbi village, was held by an Uttar Pradesh police crew on Thursday.
Ahmed has been booked below totally different sections of the Indian Penal Code, together with Section 124A for sedition, he mentioned.
“The Uttar Pradesh Police had sought the help of the local police here. Our personnel extended necessary cooperation to the team in nabbing the accused,” mentioned Jugal Kishore Banoth, Superintendent of Police, Cuttack (Sadar). PTI