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Police arrest BSP leader for posting objectionable photo of PM Narendra Modi, CM Yogi Adityanath

A BSP Leader And Another Person Have Been Arrested For Allegedly Posting An Objectionable Picture Of Prime Minister Narendra Modi And Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath On Facebook.

PTI | Updated on: 07 Jun 2017, 06:05:09 PM
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Aligarh (UP):

A BSP leader and another person have been arrested for allegedly posting an objectionable picture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Facebook.

BSP leader Shankar Lal Pippal and one Javed Alam were arrested late last night, the police said.

Pippal, a resident of Jalali town in the district, had on June 4 posted an objectionable picture of the two leaders.  Alam, hailing from the same place, had shared the post.

Senior BJP leaders in the district, including Charra MLA Ravendra Pal Singh and Aligarh Mayor Shakuntla Bharti, raised the matter with senior police officials here on Tuesday.

Based on their complaint, an FIR was filed, and Pippal and Alam were arrested.

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First Published : 07 Jun 2017, 05:47:00 PM