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College professor booked for posting derogatory remarks on Facebook

A professor working in a college in Chandigarh was booked here for derogatory remarks on social networking site Facebook against an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, police said on Tuesday.

chandigarh Updated: Dec 19, 2012 16:58 IST

A professor working in a college in Chandigarh was booked here for derogatory remarks on social networking site Facebook against an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, police said on Tuesday.


Gagan Deep Gill, a professor at MCM college, was booked for posting derogatory remarks against officer Vikas Ahlawat.

"Various comments were posted on the Facebook account of Vikas Ahlawat saying he was indulging in extra marital affairs. The remarks were made nearly two months ago through the Facebook account of Gagan Deep Gill," Yashwant Singh, Sadar Police Station chief, said.

After an enquiry conducted by cyber cell police, a case was registered against the accused under section 66 A of Information Technology Act, he said.