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Facebook user booked for 'hate mongering' on social media

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

The Friday booked a user for allegedly spreading hate messages in the city through the platform, said officials.

The FIR was lodged after a post written by a person with user name Sandeep Sethi, were found to be provocative and hurting the religious sentiments of a particular community, they said.

The case has been registered for committing offences of "hate mongering" in violation of the Indian Penal Code and Act at station, said officials, adding the police are trying to identify the accused.

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First Published: Fri, May 17 2019. 19:56 IST