Assam Man's Picture With Foot On Ancient Ganesha Idol Lands Him In Jail

The man, who hails from Kacha village in Kachua police station, was seen placing his foot with shoes on the head of the idol located at the historic Arlong Kund stream.

Assam Man's Picture With Foot On Ancient Ganesha Idol Lands Him In Jail

A police complaint was lodged after a furore among netizens (Representational)

Nagaon (Assam):

A man was arrested in Assam's Nagaon district for sharing on social media a photograph of him placing a foot on the head of an ancient idol of Lord Ganesha, the police said on Saturday.

The man, who hails from Kacha village in Kachua police station, was arrested on Friday based on an FIR lodged by the committee of the temple located at Tengalangso village along the boundary of Nagaon and West Karbi Anglong districts, an officer said.

He was seen placing his foot with shoes on the head of the idol located at the historic Arlong Kund stream.

The temple committee noticed the image after a furore among netizens and lodged the police complaint, he said, adding further investigation was underway.

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