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Teenager booked for anti-Thackeray comment on social site

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A teenager was today booked for allegedly posting an objectionable comment on a social networking site against the patriach Balasaheb Thackeray.

A complaint in this regard was lodged by Lal Singh Rajput, a activist from suburban Kandivali, said police.

According to police, one of Rajput's friend had posted a comment about Amarnath terror attack wherein he had appreciated the stand taken by the late Sena chief on

However, the accused, aged 17, posted some objectionable comments in response to the post against the Sena founder, the official said.

A case under section section 295 (A)(malicious acts intended to outrage religious feelings or any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs) of has been registered against the accused, the official said.

No arrest has been made as of now and the investigation was currently underway, he added.

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First Published: Thu, July 13 2017. 20:07 IST