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Man booked for 'derogatory' post against Maha CM, NCP chief

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Press Trust of India Nagpur
A case has been registered

against a man for allegedly uploading a "derogatory" post against Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, NCP supremo Sharad Pawar and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, a police official said on Wednesday.
The accused has been identified as Pushparaj Meshram, a resident of Kamptee, the official said.
"He had uploaded a derogatory post about these political leaders on Facebook. Based on a complaint, a case was registered against Meshram under IPC sections 505 (2), 500 (defamation), 120 (B) (criminal conspiracy)," inspector Narendra Hiwre of Lakadganj police station said.

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First Published: Apr 29 2020 | 11:00 PM IST

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