This Article is From Apr 21, 2020

2 Cases Filed In Mathura Over Facebook Posts Targeting Rahul Gandhi

The posts hurt the feelings of numerous Congress workers and maligned the prestige of Rahul Gandhi, the complainants alleged.

2 Cases Filed In Mathura Over Facebook Posts Targeting Rahul Gandhi

The police said that they were searching for both the accused. (File)

Mathura:

The police have registered two separate FIRs over objectionable posts shared on Facebook targeting Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, officials said on Monday.

One of them was lodged against Bhupendra Chaturvedi of Bengali Ghat area based on a complaint filed by Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee secretary Mukesh Dhangar at Kotwali Mathura.

The other was registered against Chaudhari Sanket Agrawal based on a complaint by advocate Umesh Sharma, president of Mahanagar Congress Committee, Mathura, the police said.

The posts hurt the feelings of numerous Congress workers and maligned the prestige of Rahul Gandhi, the complainants alleged.

Cases were filed under provisions of the IT (Amendment) Act, 2008 and section 295 of IPC, the police said, adding that they were searching for both the accused.