Andhra: Student held for Facebook post on cyclone Hudhud

  • PTI, Hyderabad
  • Updated: Oct 29, 2014 19:19 IST

A student was on Wednesday arrested for allegedly posting 'irresponsible' comments on a social networking site on cyclone Hudhud which hit the North Andhra Pradesh coast earlier this month.

C Rahul Reddy, a final year student of Bachelor of Law course, posted "irresponsible" anti-people comments on Facebook after the natural disaster hit the region, additional director General (CID) Dwarka Tirumala Rao said.

Rahul Reddy, who is associated with a students' wing and is a resident of Guntur district, posted the comments on his Facebook profile on October 12, Rao added.

Earlier, a complaint was received on October 15 in connection with some comments posted on social networking websites regarding the calamity. S Uday Kumar, a resident of Sainkpuri in Hyderabad, was arrested and remanded in judicial custody on October 18 in connection with the case, the officer said.

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