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UP man held over posting anti-CRPF, pro-Pak slogans on Social Media


Devdiscourse News Desk ballia India
Updated: 19-02-2019 15:30 IST
UP man held over posting anti-CRPF, pro-Pak slogans on Social Media

The man had posted derogatory remarks against the CRPF and a pro-Pakistan slogan on Facebook. Image Credit: ANI

A man was arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia district on Tuesday for allegedly posting derogatory remarks on personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on social media, police said. The man, identified as Vishwajeet Pandey, a resident of Bankata village in Pakdi area in the district, had posted derogatory remarks against the CRPF and a pro-Pakistan slogan on Facebook, Superintendent of Police Devendra Nath said.

An FIR was registered on the basis of a complaint lodged by one Ankit Srivastava at Pakdi police station on Monday after which the arrest has been made, he added. The CRPF lost its 40 men during a terror strike in south Kashmir's Pulwama on February 14.

(With inputs from agencies.)

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