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Youth Held for 'Derogatory' Post Against Modi on Facebook

A youth, stated to be member of pro-CPI(M) youth wing DYFI, was arrested for posting \"derogatory\" remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a social media networking site, police said

Published: 05th August 2014 06:30 PM  |   Last Updated: 05th August 2014 06:31 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

KOLLAM: A youth, stated to be member of pro-CPI(M) youth wing DYFI, was arrested Tuesday for posting "derogatory" remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a social media networking site, police said.

The youth identified as Rajeesh from Allanchery and said to be the member of Democratic Youth Federation of India was taken into custody last night, based on a complaint by local RSS leaders, and arrested today, police said.

He had posted "offencive" statements against Modi on his Facebook page, they said. This is the third instance of arrest of youths in Kerala for derogatory remarks against Modi after he became Prime Minister.

In earlier two incidents, nine students of Sree Krishna College in Guruvayur and the Principal and some students of a polytechnic college in Kuzhur near Thrissur were arrested in June last for carrying unsavoury remarks against Modi in their campus magazines.

In both the institutions, the student unions are controlled by CPI-M's student outfit Student's Federation of India (SFI).

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