22 booked for sending hate mails against Digvijaya Singh

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22 booked for sending hate mails against Digvijaya Singh
New Delhi:  Delhi Police have registered a case against 22 people for sending hate mails against Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh, who has alleged an attempt at tarnishing his image on social networking sites, police said on Friday.

"After a month of probe, we registered a case yesterday (Thursday) under the Information Technology Act and initiated verification of the 22 people," said a police officer.

"We will give notices to various social networking websites to remove all the insulting contents and pictures," said the officer.

On behalf of the former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, lawyer Rohit Kochar filed a complaint on August 16 accusing 22 people of using computers to send and post highly offensive and menacing content, messages, pictures and other data against Digvijaya Singh, police said.

"Several unknown people have been posting hate mails, pictures and other disparaging and defamatory content against Singh," Kochar said in the complaint.

Kochar also said that much of this content had been posted through social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter.
 


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