The News Scroll 14 April 2020  Last Updated at 10:56 pm | Source: IANS

Two with PFI links held for objectionable messages against Modi, Shah

Two with PFI links held for objectionable messages against Modi, Shah
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Two with PFI links held for objectionable messages against Modi, Shah

Bengaluru, April 14 (IANS) The Mangaluru police arrested two persons for spreading objectionable messages against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah, a police officer said on Tuesday.

"Two persons spreading inciting messages against the highest functionaries of government of India including the Prime Minister and Home Minister have been arrested," tweeted Mangaluru Police Commissioner T.S. Harsha.

Police arrested Muhammad Ilyas and Abdul Basheer for their posts on Facebook page Mikalto Bisya, a Kannada page engaging 5,000 people.

"On preliminary investigation, the accused have confessed to their affiliation with Popular Front of India (PFI) and Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) and have given details of a broader network," said Harsha.

The two were booked under Epidemic Diseases Act 1897, Section 67 of Information Technology, Section 54 of Disaster Management Act and IPC Sections 188, 153, 505.

--IANS

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