BHUBANESWAR: A group of police officers in Uttar Pradesh detained a man from Salipur region in Cuttack district charges of posting hate messages from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath plus a few literary leaders of Lucknow on social networking.
The accused has been identified as Sayad Hassan Ahmed (40), a resident of Kusumbhi village at Salipur. Sources said Ahmed was reserved for sedition.
“The UP authorities had sought confidence of their local police. Our staff expanded the service,” Cuttack (rural) SP, Jugal Kishore Banoth told TOI.