Assam Police on Wednesday registered a suo motu case in opposition to a girl, a analysis scholar of the Gauhati College, for a two-year-old Fb put up on beef consuming, which was claimed to have been deleted lengthy again.
The police additionally arrested one other particular person from Kokrajhar district on the cost of posting objectionable footage of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Residence Minister Amit Shah on social media.
A senior official of the Guwahati Police mentioned they got here to know in regards to the put up of the analysis scholar, Rehna Sultana, after a neighborhood information portal revealed it on Wednesday, and registered a case in opposition to her beneath the Info Expertise Act.
“I do not know why the news portal published the news now. The portal claimed that Sultana posted it during the Eid on Monday. But that is wrong, it is an old post,” the senior official mentioned on situation of anonymity.
He mentioned Ms Sultana is unlikely to be arrested and solely a routine investigation will probably be carried out as cognizance can’t be taken for such an outdated incident.
The unique put up was revealed in June, 2017 and it was associated to consuming beef.
When contacted, Ms Sultana mentioned, “It was posted on the day of India-Pakistan cricket match in June 2017. Virat Kohli was out for zero on that day. I am a cricket fan and was very unhappy. I had uploaded the put up out of frustration on the efficiency of Indian staff.
“Nevertheless, I settle for that I mustn’t have on condition that put up. That’s the reason I had deleted the put up inside minutes of importing it,” she mentioned.
Ms Sultana mentioned she suspects that the problem was dug up since she helps folks of the minority neighborhood of their work associated to the Nationwide Register of Residents (NRC).
“I work for the real folks for his or her inclusion within the NRC. Just lately I helped them throughout listening to. I suspect this problem has been raked as much as demoralise me for my stand in NRC,” she claimed.
In the meantime, the police arrested one particular person from Kokrajhar district on Tuesday evening for allegedly posting objectionable and derogatory footage of the Prime Minister and the Union Residence Minister.
Kokrajhar SP Rajen Singh mentioned he was arrested from Singimari village beneath Fakiragram police station limits.
Police seized one cell phone and two SIM playing cards from his possession.
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