Karnataka man arrested for posting PM Narendra Modi’s morphed photo on Facebook

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New Delhi, May 17: A 25-year-old youth from north Karnataka landed into trouble by posting a morphed picture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on social media.

As per reports, Gangavati Police in Koppal district of Karnataka on Monday arrested Mohammed Mehaboob, who works at a jewellery shop, for the offence and booked him under Section 153A of the Indian Penal Code.

Karnataka man arrested for posting PM Narendra Modi’s morphed photo on Facebook.
According to an Indian Express report, "Police said they had registered a case under Section 153 A of the IPC (promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, race, place of birth, residence, language etc and doing acts prejudicial to maintenance of harmony). Mehboob had uploaded the picture as his FB profile picture on May 7."

"We have registered a case based on a complaint lodged by Manohar Gowda, the Gangavathi town president of the BJP, and have arrested the accused person,"police further told.

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