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UP Police arrest Delhi man for 'objectionable' comments against Adityanath

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Police arrested a man on Saturday for making certain 'objectionable comments' against on and for 'spreading rumours'.

The case is registered at "The arrest was made on the basis of evidence and after strict interrogation, he confessed to his crime," said a press note from the Police.

He is booked under IPC section 500 (defamation), 505 (statements conducing to public mischief), and section 67 of Act (publishing or transmitting obscene material in electronic form).

The accused is identified as Prashant Kanojia, who lives in and had allegedly uploaded a video on in which a woman is heard making some claims about Adityanath. Kanojia had posted a comment with the video, that says "Ishq Chupta Nahi Chupane se Yogi ji".

Police claimed that Kanojia hails from district in and is currently not associated with any news agency.

Further investigation is underway.

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First Published: Sun, June 09 2019. 08:22 IST