Man held for Facebook posts against IPS officers

A 45-year-old private employee landed behind the bars for allegedly posting inflammatory content against senior IPS officers on social media.

Batti Suraj Kumar, a resident of Ram Nagar in Secunderabad, was arrested by the Hyderabad Cyber Crime police on Thursday evening, following a complaint by an official attached to the Women Safety Wing of the Telangana Police.

He was booked under relevant sections of the Information Technology Act, 2000, and Indian Penal Code.

“Suraj posted a series of abuse and derogatory content on his Facebook against senior police officers, including Director-General of Police M Mahender Reddy and Hyderabad Commissioner of Police Anjani Kumar,” said a senior police officer.

On Thursday night too, the accused posted obscene and vulgar content against two women IPS officers on his Facebook profile, the officer said.

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