Srinagar, Aug 5: A person from Kashmir was arrested for liking anti-India posts on his Facebook account. Taufiq Ahmed who was working in Chattisgarh was arrested at the Sagar railway station in Madhya Pradesh when he was trying to flee from the police.
Based on a complaint the police had registered a case under Section 124 (A) (Sedition) informed Amresh Mishra, the Superintendent of Police of Durg, Chattisgarh.
Upon the complaint being registered, Ahmed had tried to leave Chattisgarh. He had boarded a train to Jammu. However the Chattisgarh police tipped off their counterparts in Madhya Pradesh. He was arrested at the Sagar railway station in Madhya Pradesh.,
The complaint against him stated that he had liked and posted comments on a Facebook post that read, "India Go Back."
Such posts have been circulating on the social media following the death of Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist, Burhan Wani. Jammu and Kashmir has been on the boil since his death.