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Two booked for 'defamatory' social media comments about Pawar

The case was registered on the complaint of an NCP worker from Baramati, a Pune rural police official said on Tuesday.

Published: 23rd March 2021 11:56 PM  |   Last Updated: 23rd March 2021 11:56 PM   |  A+A-

NCP Chief Sharad Pawar addresses media in Mumbai, Sunday, March 21, 2021. (Photo | PTI)

By PTI

PUNE: Two people have been booked for allegedly making "defamatory" comments about NCP chief Sharad Pawar on social media, a Pune rural police official said on Tuesday.

The case was registered on the complaint of an NCP worker from Baramati, he added.

The two social media users have been charged under section 505 (2) (creating or promoting enmity, hatred or ill will between classes) of the Indian Penal Code, and probe was underway, the Baramati taluka police station official informed.



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  • A k Sehanobis

    In that case how many should be booked for defamatory posts against PM which includes an (ill) famous Columnist who enjoys the largesse of this newspaper?
    1 month ago reply
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