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Bengaluru student jailed for five years for Facebook post on Pulwama attack

Lethpora Pulwama attack. [FPK File Photo]

Bengaluru: A special court in Bengaluru has jailed an engineering student for five years for over alleged derogatory Facebook post about the Pulwama attack.

The Central Crime Branch (CCB) said on Monday that the resident of Kacharaknahalli in Bengaluru Faiz Rasheed has been in jail since his arrest in February 2019 after his bail applications were rejected, ANI reported.

Faiz Rasheed, who was a third-semester engineering student, was arrested over his February 14, 2019, Facebook posts that allegedly celebrated the deaths of 40 Central Reserve Police Force

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