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Hindu Yuva Vahini men beat up student over online comments

HYV activists had uploaded a picture of a Hindu god on a social media site, on which the student from another community allegedly posted derogatory comments, said Allahaganj police station in-charge Ashotosh Singh.

By: PTI | Shahjahanpur |
July 26, 2017 8:04:33 pm
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A high school student was beaten up by Hindu Yuva Vahini activists here for allegedly posting derogatory comments over a religious picture on social media, police said. HYV activists had uploaded a picture of a Hindu god on a social media site, on which the student from another community allegedly posted derogatory comments, said Allahaganj police station in-charge Ashotosh Singh.

Infuriated over the incident, HYV activists caught hold of the student in a market and beat him up yesterday, Singh said, adding that the student has been arrested on the basis of an FIR filed in this connection on Wednesday. Investigations are on in the case, he said.

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