Jammu & Kashmir

Govt employee from Doda arrested for uploading ‘hateful post’ on Facebook

Srinagar jail. [FPK File Photo/ Vikar Syed]

Doda: Police on Thursday said that a government employee was arrested for ‘posting hateful posts and comments’ on his Facebook account.

In a statement, police said that the employee Amrik Singh, son of late Ranbir Singh, a resident of Beoli Doda, posted as a Class-IV employee in the office of Chief Education officer Doda, was found to have uploaded hateful post/comments on his Facebook account and in consequence of which, there were every apprehension of eruption of law and order problem in the district.

“Sensing the sensitivity of the matter and to prevent the situation from turning into law and order problem, police arrested the said person and after preparing a detailed report, he was produced before Executive Magistrate Class 1st Doda. He was sent to district jail  Bhaderwah under preventive detention,” police said.

Police have maintained a close surveillance on the activities of trouble shooters, bad characters on social medial and has warned that if any is noticed indulged in spreading hate to hurt the sentiments of any individual or community, stringent action shall be taken against such trouble creators, reads the statement.

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