Freedom fighter’s grandson detained for hoisting Pakistani flag in Jaipur

The man identified as Kapil Shastri is mentally disturbed and had hoisted the flag on Sunday.

By: PTI | Jaipur | Published:August 15, 2016 4:25 pm

A man was detained for allegedly hoisting a Pakistani flag atop the roof of his house in Mansarover area here. The man identified as Kapil Shastri is mentally disturbed and had hoisted the flag on Sunday. On information by locals, he was detained and the flag was seized, police said. A case against Shastri was registered under section 153 A (Promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, race, residence and 295 (insult the religion of any class) of IPC.

“Primary probe reveals that the accused is not mentally fit and said that he picked up the flag few years ago from a slum area and brought to his house. “His grandfather was a freedom fighter,” Anil Jaimini, SHO of the Mansarover police station, said Monday. He was detained and released. A medical examination of the accused will be conducted tomorrow, he added.

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  1. K
    krish
    Aug 17, 2016 at 6:03 am
    Don't understand he is mentally unfit???got stan flag at a slum???few years back???but hoisted this year???WHO IS UNFIT???to understand...does this article has any base or just filling the space???
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    Nimish Joshi
    Aug 17, 2016 at 4:33 pm
    The reporter is mentally unfit!
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    vijay
    Aug 15, 2016 at 11:36 am
    Calling the man mentally unfit is an attempt to save him from punishment. Let the centre investigate thoroughly well.
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    YSG
    Aug 16, 2016 at 10:45 am
    I FEEL INDIAN EXPRESS SHOULD NOT WRITE SUCH NEWS WHICH ARE MADE BY SANE PEOPLE.
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