Karnataka

Remark against Sringeri Mutt seer: youth remanded

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A local court in Koppa, on Saturday night, remanded a 21-year-old, who has been accused of posting a derogatory remark against Sringeri Mutt seer, to judicial custody for 14 days.

Munna Azhar alias Dada Saheb Fakruddin Godewale was arrested at Dharwad on Friday on the charge of posting a derogatory comment on Facebook. Harish Shetty, a resident of Sringeri, had filed a complaint against Munna Azhar with the Sringeri police. Many devotees and residents gathered when Munna Azhar was brought to Sringeri police station. He was produced before the judicial magistrate in Koppa around 7 p.m.

The police are investigating if he was associated with any organisation.



He had posted a derogatory comment against the seer

on Facebook



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