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Doctor arrested for sharing derogatory post on Sadhvi Pragya

Based on the complaint filed by an activist Ravindra Tiwari, Nishad was arrested under the section 295A of the Indian Penal Code.

india Updated: May 16, 2019 18:06 IST
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Mumbai Police have arrested a 38-year-old homoeopathic doctor for allegedly posting derogatory content on BJP’s Bhopal candidate Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur on a social media platform. (PTI file photo)

Mumbai Police have arrested a 38-year-old homoeopathic doctor for allegedly posting derogatory content on BJP’s Bhopal candidate Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur on a social media platform.

The doctor, identified as Sunil Kumar Nishad, was arrested on May 15, police said.

Based on the complaint filed by an activist Ravindra Tiwari, the Parksite Police in Vikhroli registered an FIR against Nishad under the section 295A (deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious feelings by insulting its religion or religious beliefs) of the Indian Penal Code.

A resident of Vikhroli West, Nishad was arrested for posting objectionable posts against Thakur and Brahmans, the FIR registered in the matter mentioned.

(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)

First Published: May 16, 2019 18:04 IST