Youth creates cleric's fake FB profile, threatens BJP leaders

A police sub-inspector\'s son  has been arrested for allegedly creating a fake Facebook  profile of a local mosque\'s cleric and posting messages  threatening BJP leaders from it, police said today.

Published: 20th August 2016 01:42 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th August 2016 01:42 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

MUZAFFARNAGAR: A police sub-inspector's son  has been arrested for allegedly creating a fake Facebook  profile of a local mosque's cleric and posting messages  threatening BJP leaders from it, police said today.    

Ajay Kumar, who is the owner of a computer centre, was  arrested from his house in Shamli on Friday following a  complaint by cleric Maulana Shokin, CO Nishank Sharma said.        

Impersonating the cleric, Kumar had allegedly made comments threatening BJP MP Hukum Singh, BJP MLA Suresh Rana,  Bajrang Dal leader Vivek Premi, he said.          

The messages and comments also contained names of local  Hindu activists, the CO said. 

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