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Two Arrested for Making Derogatory Remarks Against Modi, Adityanath and Hindu Gods

Four people (Saahil, Indal Kumar, Anil and Sunny Kumar) of Lavai Patti Satahva village had made derogatory remarks against Hindu gods, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in a video, which was uploaded on Facebook and shared on WhatsApp. A case was registered against four people under section 295A of the Indian Penal Code (deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs) and the IT Act – following a complaint filed by Dharam Dev Singh. Two of them have been arrested so far in Ballia, Uttar Pradesh.

short by Shraman Jain/read more at The Wire