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Thiruvananthapuram: Man held for anti-national Facebook post

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Oct 2, 2016, 6:55 am IST
Updated Oct 2, 2016, 7:35 am IST
Shahul Hameed wrote against Army’s strike in J&K
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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Vizhinjam police has arrested a man who allegedly wrote an anti-national Facebook post verbally abusing Indian soldiers for the surgical strike carried out in Kashmir the other day. The suspect was identified as Shahul Hameed of Karakkamandapom near Nemom. He allegedly wrote in his post that he was ashamed to be born as Indian and expressed hopes that the slain terrorists will go to heaven.  

Incidentally, later in the day, Nemom police confirmed that Mr Hameed filed a counter complaint with them claiming that his FB post on ‘men empowerment’ was maliciously edited into an anti-national post. “The snapshot of his Facebook post came to the notice of cyber patrol team run by Cyber Police. It has learnedly become controversial after being shared online many times,” said Vizhinjam Circle Inspector V. Rajikumar.

 

He was arrested based on his friend's car registration number which was visible on his Facebook page. He was questioned by officials at the office of city police commissioner. A case has been registered under section 66 of Information Technology Act.  The police has started tracing his IP address and and the digital evidence will be probed to confirm whether man has indeed posted it, police said.

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Location: India, Kerala




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