Man Arrested In Chhattisgarh for Spreading Communal Hatred on Facebook.

A man has been arrested in Chhattisgarh for spreading hate messages against a community on Facebook in relation to the novel coronavirus crisis. Check out more details here.

by Monika

Updated: Apr 19, 2020 18:50 IST

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The Accused was Running a Fake Account

The police launched a probe against the accused after his fake FB profile of a woman was reported by few users. During the investigation, the police found that the accused, an engineering student, was running a fake account.
The accused was running the FB account with the fake identity of a woman named Nisha Jindal, which had more than 10,000 followers. Reports say that he had posted objectionable comments against a particular community associated with the spread of the deadly new virus.
IAS officer Priyanka Shukla posted the information on his arrest on Twitter. Check out the tweet below:


Shukla serves as Mission Director of National Health Mission in addition to being the Joint Secretary, Health in Chhattisgarh government, and is looking after the state's efforts to combat the COVID-19 outbreak.
"Police have found that Ravi, who also doubles up as Nisha Jindal, has not been able to clear his engineering for the past eleven years," Shukla wrote on Twitter.
Meanwhile, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel appreciated the efforts made by the police to expose the elements spreading misleading information on social media.
"No fraud will be spared. Let us reveal all those elements who wish to mislead," CM Bhupesh Baghel posted on Twitter. Check it out below:


 

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