Officials said the AI cabin crew association was run by two unions, which were squabbling over who the association’s next president should be, and the two accused, who belong to one of the unions, started posting derogatory remarks against the rival group. When another AI employee saw their posts, he got in touch with the cyber police.
The duo was arrested under section 66A (sending offensive messages through communication services) and 67 (publishing of information that is obscene in electronic form) of the Information Technology Act.
Nandkumar More, senior police inspector of the cyber cell, said he was on leave and did not remember the status of the case, which was being investigated by a colleague. Despite repeated attempts, Singh could not be contacted.