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J&K police lodge FIR over abusive tweet

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

The police today lodged an FIR against a Twitter user over

abusive tweets about Kashmiri Muslims and asked the for more details.

"Police in took cognizance of the matter after it found the posts were abusive and attract offences covered under law," a said.

He said an FIR has been registered at station.

Police have also asked Twitter to provide details of the Twitter user so that he is made to face the law, the added.

Sources said the case has been registered against Ashish Kaul, who works with the branch of an international management consultancy service.

His posts drew strong criticism from several other Twitter users with some asking the company to sack him.

Kaul's account has now been taken off Twitter but screenshots of his posts are still being circulated online.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, May 12 2018. 19:05 IST