A Maharashtra police constable was suspended for allegedly criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a WhatsApp post, police said on Sunday.
Ramesh Shinde is posted as a bodyguard of Congress MLA and former minister Balasaheb Thorat, they said. Shinde, allegedly criticised Modi in a WhatsApp post recently, police said.
The matter was taken seriously and an inquiry has been ordered, they said.
"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.