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2 held for obscene posts about Trinamool candidate

IANS  |  Kolkata 

Two persons, including a BJP worker, were arrested in on Saturday for allegedly posting obscene messages on about Lok Sabha candidate Nusrat Jahan, police said.

Jahan, a popular Bengali actress, will contest the upcoming polls from Basirhat constituency.

Subhendu Chakraborty, a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) IT cell in Basirhat area, has been arrested from North 24 district's Baduria area after police received a complaint that he shared obscene pictures and text messages about Jahan on

"We received specific complaint against him for posting and forwarding obscene messages about a female public figure here. We have arrested him and seized his phone. He has been produced before the court," a said.

Meanwhile, another youth was arrested on similar charges from the district's Gaighata area.



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First Published: Sat, March 16 2019. 16:40 IST