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The Pune police have registered a complaint against unknown persons for posting a video abusing Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackarey on popular website youtube.com.

Written by Express News Service | Pune | Published: March 26, 2009 3:12 am

The Pune police have registered a complaint against unknown persons for posting a video abusing Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackarey on popular website youtube.com.

Some of the Sena members in the city had seen the videoclip on Tuesday night. Soon,around 150 Sainiks gathered at Vishrambaug police station,demanding action against those who posted the video. The Sena also sought steps for removing the video.

An official complaint was lodged on Wednesday. The police have booked unknown persons under Section 504 of IPC and Section 67 of the Information Technology Act.

Police inspector Chandrakant Jadhav of Vishrambaug police said the video contained offensive material. “We are investigating the case,” he said.

Meanwhile,Ajay Shinde,city unit president of Bharatiya Vidhyarthi Sena (BVS),the students’ wing of Shiv Sena,told the media that the video had hurt public sentiments.

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