Social media has now become a big challenge for the police, keeping people confined to their homes amid the lockdown. People on Facebook, WhatsApp are trying to spoil the atmosphere by sending objectionable religious, caste, personal messages. In recent times, the district police has cracked down on those trying to disturb the atmosphere. Police have registered four cases against six people in different police station areas and one has been taken into custody. The MLA has also filed a case of making indecent remarks.
Indecent remarks on Facebook against MLA: Sadar MLA Rajkumar Yadav, resident of Pachauri complex of Kotwali area, complained to CO City that Bhupendra Singh Chauhan had made objectionable remarks on him on his Facebook account. He has tried to tarnish his social image. The MLA has appealed for a strict investigation against the accused. On receiving the information, the police have registered a case against the accused under sections 66 and 504 of the IT Act on the instructions of CO CT Abhayanarayan Rai. Police has joined the case.
Objectionable remarks against the government in Karhal Karhal police station SSI Omkarnath Yadav informed the Karhal police and complained that Mohammad Chaman, son of Mohammad Shaheed, a resident of Mohalla Jatwan of Karhal, had made more religious remarks against the government on Facebook. The complaint was found to be true in the investigation of the matter. On the information of the informer, the police arrested the accused Chaman after giving bribe in Mohalla Jatwan. A mobile phone has also been recovered from the accused. The Karhal police have registered a case against the youth under Section 188, 269, 270, 295, 505, Section 54 of the Disaster Management Act for violating Section 3 Section 144 of the Epidemic Act and sent him to jail.