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Man arrested for social media posts against a community

Hyderabad Cyber Crime Police on Saturday arrested a 50-year-old man for posting objectionable content on social media against a community.

The accused, Abu Fasal, was detained at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Shamshabad, on his arrival from Dubai.

Cyber Crime Police said that the accused, a resident of Chandrayangutta, made several videos abusing a particular community during lockdown. Since then he has been taking shelter in Dubai. Several cases were booked against him in Hyderabad, Cyberabad and other parts of the country. A look-out circular was also issued against him.

Acting on a tip-off that he was coming to India to visit his family, teams were sent to apprehend him at the airport. He will be remanded to judicial custody.

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Printable version | Apr 11, 2021 6:57:18 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/telangana/man-arrested-for-social-media-posts-against-a-community/article33950835.ece

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