Kashmiri youth arrested on sedition charge for ‘anti-national’ post on FB

Raipur: Chhattisgarh police have arrested a youth from Jammu and Kashmir on sedition charge for posting anti-India content on his Facebook account.

Tauseef Ahmad Bhat, who works with a mobile company in Chhattisgarh’s Durg district, was arrested by the police last night, Durg range Inspector General of Police Dipanshu Kabra said.

A group of local youths had lodged a complaint on August 2 that Bhat had shared anti-India content on the social media, the IG said.

After a preliminary investigation, a team of Durg police nabbed him from Jammu-Tawi Express at Sagar railway station in Madhya Pradesh when he was on his way to Kashmir.

A native of Sopore, Bhat graduated from a private engineering college in Bhilai in Durg district.

He has been booked under section 124 (a) of IPC (sedition), the IG said. (PTI)

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