Bantwal: Bantwal town police on Sunday booked a person for allegedly posting a communal hatred post on a social media regarding coronavirus infection.
A case has been registered against Alady resident Yashu Gatti, based on a complaint lodged by Mohammed Sharif, President of Popular Front of India Sajipa Munnuru Alampadi Unit.
In a complaint given to the police, Sharif alleged that Yashu has attempted to defame a community by writing ” Kasargod is India’s Wuhan! 34 positive cases report on a single day yesterday. Allah’s Almighty Prasad brought from Makkah and Dubai,” on his Facebook wall.
“The accused must be arrested and legal action must be initiated against him for sharing a post which could create unrest in the society and incite communal riots,” the complainant demanded in his complaint.
The Bantwal police have registered a case and further investigations are underway.