Taking action against a picture posted on social networking site Facebook by Shiv Sena Mohali president Amit Sharma,Ludhiana police on Saturday registered a case against him.
The case was registered under Section 66 (a) of the Information Technology Act and sections 295 (a) and 298 of the IPC at division number 1 police station following the statement of Manpreet Singh Bunty,president of Akal Market,and members of other Sikh organisations.
In his complaint,Bunty alleged that Amit Sharma had posted a derogatory picture of Sri Guru Gobind Singh on Facebook and had written derogatory remarks on it.
Inspector Surinder Mohan,SHO at police station division number 1 said,the case had been registered following an inquiry conducted by ACP (north) J Elanchezhian.
In another case,Dugri police registered a case against Sukhmail of Manewal village of Ludhiana. The case has been registered following the statement of Dharampal Insan of Urban Estate of Dugri. A follower of Dera Sachha Sauda,Dharampal alleged that the accused uploaded a fake picture of Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim on facebook.