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'Pro-Congress' activist Abhishek Mishra arrested for posting offensive content on social media

According to a senior police office, a private person had complained about the incident after which a case was lodged.

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New Delhi Updated on: January 24, 2019 7:47 IST
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Man working for IT cell of Congress arrested for content on social media

A man, identified as Abhishek Mishra, considered to be a supporter of Congress, was arrested for allegedly posting offensive and vulgar content on social media, Delhi Police said on Wednesday.

The accused was arrested on Tuesday from Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh by cyber cell of Delhi Police.

According to a senior police office, a private person had complained about the incident after which a case was lodged.

The person, in his complaint, said certain "offensive and vulgar" posts had hurt the religious feelings of a particular group over online social media platforms, he said.

Mishra was produced before the court concerned and taken on police remand, the officer said.

More than 10 laptops were seized from his possession, he added. 

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