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Woman arrested for criticising High Court judge on Facebook

A woman was on Tuesday arrested for criticising a Madras High Court judge on her Facebook page. The arrest followed a complaint by Selvaraj, a police personnel attached to the Vellore south station.

Published: 22nd November 2017 03:05 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd November 2017 07:52 AM   |  A+A-

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By Express News Service

VELLORE: A woman was on Tuesday arrested for criticising a Madras High Court judge on her Facebook page. The arrest followed a complaint by Selvaraj, a police personnel attached to the Vellore south station.

On September 21, the woman on her FB page, had criticised Madras HC judge N Kirubakaran, for raising questions regarding the continuous protests and road roko by the Joint Action Council of Teachers Organization and Government Employees Organization (JACTO-GEO).

It was later found that the FB post was by a person called Mahalakshmi (42), a Sathuvachari resident. After a probe, police from the Vellore south station filed a complaint against Mahalakshmi and arrested her.

She was produced in the Criminal Judicial Court and was remanded to 15-day judicial custody.

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