Woman booked for Facebook post with video of Palghar incident, remarks defaming Maharashtra | Thane News


An FIR was filed against a woman from Kharghar on Wednesday, for posting a video of the Palghar mob lynching incident on Facebook. Kharghar police said she blamed a particular community for the incident, and wrote derogatory remarks against the state.
“Trupti Desai, an insurance agent, has been booked under the IPC and the IT Act,” said senior inspector Pradip Tidar. He ssaid the FIR was filed after receiving information from the Navi Mumbai cyber crime cell. He added that in her post, Desai questioned the integrity of NCP chief Sharad Pawar, and claimed the government favoured a particular community. Tidar said she would be arrested as soon as the lockdown ends.

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