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Journo held for Facebook post against Himachal Pradesh CM

Police arrested a journalist for allegedly posting remarks against Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh on Facebook.

india Updated: Nov 06, 2015 16:12 IST

Police arrested a journalist for allegedly posting remarks against Himachal Pradesh chief minister Virbhadra Singh on social media, an official said on Friday.

Rajneesh Sharma, a journalist based in Mandi town, was arrested on Thursday for posting comments on Facebook with an intention to defame the chief minister, a police official told IANS.

On a complaint of Congress leader Puran Chand, the police arrested Sharma under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code.