Kashmiri youth in Bengaluru booked for ‘derogatory’ FB post on Pulwama attack

Kashmiri youth in Bengaluru booked for ‘derogatory’ FB post on Pulwama attack
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Bengaluru: A Kashmiri youth was booked by police in Bengaluru for allegedly posting derogatory remarks on Facebook in the wake of the Pulwama militant attack that claimed the lives of 40 CRPF personnel, police said.
Following a complaint by Vishwa Hindu Parishad office bearer Girish Bharadwaj, a case was registered in Bengaluru on Friday against Abid Malik under relevant sections of the IPC and the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, 1967.
The youth allegedly shared some images posted by a news channel after the attack and captioned it ‘The real surgical attack’ on his FB page, police said.
During the investigation, it came to light that he had studied at a college here and worked at an event management firm, but had gone back to his home state.
The case was registered here as he had mentioned in his profile that he resided in Bengaluru, police said.
Following the complaint, Facebook deleted his account.