Mumbai: Police constable suspended for ‘anti-Modi’ post on WhatsApp

16 October 2017, 04:06 AM
Mumbai: Police constable suspended for ‘anti-Modi’ post on WhatsApp
Mumbai: Police constable suspended for ‘anti-Modi’ post on WhatsApp

A police constable from Ahmednagar district has been suspended after he allegedly shared a defamatory post on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a WhatsApp group, police said on Sunday.

According to the reports, Ramesh Shinde was serving as bodyguard to former revenue minister and Congress leader Balasaheb Thorat.

Police also stated that complaints against Shinde have been registered in the past too for “showing political inclination and favouring political persons”.

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"The action was taken against Shinde yesterday after a detailed inquiry by the district police's cyber cell," Ranjankumar Sharma, Superintendent of Police, Ahmednagar, told PTI. 

First Published: Monday, October 16, 2017 03:54 AM
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