Police on Monday arrested another person in Bihar for posting a controversial message on social media about the CRPF personnel killed in the Pulwama terror strike. The man was held from Rahimabad village under the jurisdiction of Tajpur police station area of the district, following complaints about the social media message, Superintendent of Police, Samastipur, Harpreet Kaur, said.
"The accused has been booked under sections of the IPC relating to sedition and disturbing communal peace, besides the IT Act. His mobile phone has also been confiscated," Kaur said. On Sunday, a resident of Muzaffarpur district in the state was arrested and sent to jail for a similar reason.
The terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama on February 14 had claimed the lives of 40 CRPF personnel, two of them hailing from Patna and Bhagalpur districts of Bihar. Spontaneous outbursts have been seen in several parts of the state since the attack, with citizens taking out candle light marches and raising slogans demanding retaliation..
(With inputs from agencies.)