Updated: March 24, 2021 8:50:49 pm
Pune Rural police have launched a probe against unidentified Twitter users for an alleged objectionable tweet about Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar, and a comment on the tweet.
A First Information Report in the case has been registered at Baramati Taluka police station by Abhijit Bhanudas Jadhav, an NCP office-bearer. An officer from the police station said the complainant approached the police station about an objectionable tweet from an user in connection to a press statement recently given by Pawar and also about a comment on that tweet.
“The content in both the tweet and comment is of objectionable nature. We have launched a probe into these accounts,” said the officer. The FIR has been registered under Indian Penal Code sections pertaining to making statements creating or promoting enmity, hatred or ill-will between classes.
Police have launched a probe to identify the users of these accounts.
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