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Mizoram woman booked for Facebook post

The post alleged the attackers were dressed as policemen, but they turned out to be youth Congress leaders.

By: Express News Service | Aizawl |
September 23, 2014 1:50:51 am

A senior office bearer of the Mizoram Pradesh Youth Congress Committee has filed a police complaint against a woman here for a Facebook post in which she alleged that a Mizo fugitive and his friends were beaten up in Delhi by two members of the party unit.

Acting on the complaint from secretary of the committee R Lalhmingmawia Ralte, the police filed an FIR on Monday against Lalrinfeli, who goes by the Facebook name Felly Jahau.

Ralte in the complaint said someone going by the name ‘Felly Jahau’ posted an article on the widely-followed “Zoram Politics” Facebook group where she “defamed” the ruling Congress and wrote about two party members who “do not exist”.

The said Facebook post talked about one Michael, a man wanted by the Mizoram Police in connection with a case involving allegations of EVM rigging during the last year’s state Assembly polls, being approached and manhandled by two men in Delhi.

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The post alleged the attackers were dressed as policemen, but they turned out to be youth Congress leaders.

Michael is wanted by the police for instigating a well-known Aizawl educationist to make allegations that the Congress rigged EVMs using a “powerful radiowave machine” and winning 34 of the state’s 40 assembly seats unfairly.

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