Man booked for posting offensive picture of UP CM Yogi Adityanath

Updated on Jun 10, 2017 07:14 PM IST

Action was initiated after some BJP activists protested against the social media post

Chief minister Yogi Adityanath does yoga in Raj Bhavan ahead of the June 21 International Yoga Day.(Subhankar Chakraborty/HT PHOTO)
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath does yoga in Raj Bhavan ahead of the June 21 International Yoga Day.(Subhankar Chakraborty/HT PHOTO)
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A man has been booked for posting an objectionable picture of Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on social media in Khatauli town of the district, police said on Saturday.

Anwar, husband of a Khatauli nagar panchayat member, was booked under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the IT Act on Friday, circle officer Sukcham Prakash said.

The accused is absconding since the incident. The action was initiated after some BJP activists protested against the social media post, he said.

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