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WhatsApp group admin arrested for posting provocative content

Press Trust of India  |  Chatra (J'khand) 

A group admin was arrested in Jharkhand's district for reportedly posting provocative comments and video on the group, police said on Friday.

"was arrested and sent to judicial custody for 14 days after the provocative video and message was posted in the group on Tuesday," Sadar police station

in-charge B P Mandal said here.

On the direction of of Police Akhilesh B Verier, a police team was set up and Ram was arrested on Wednesday, he said.

Ram belongs to Babhne village under station of the district, the said, adding the police was also on the lookout of other admins of the group.

The SP said legal action will be taken against such group admins and persons posting provocative messages hurting social sentiments.

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

First Published: Fri, March 15 2019. 22:30 IST
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