Man booked for 'derogatory' post against Maha CM, NCP chief

Nagpur, Apr 29 (PTI) A case has been registered against a man for allegedly uploading a 'derogatory' post against Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, NCP supremo Sharad Pawar and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, a police official said on Wednesday.

The accused has been identified as Pushparaj Meshram, a resident of Kamptee, the official said.

'He had uploaded a derogatory post about these political leaders on Facebook. Based on a complaint, a case was registered against Meshram under IPC sections 505 (2), 500 (defamation), 120 (B) (criminal conspiracy),' inspector Narendra Hiwre of Lakadganj police station said. PTI COR NP NP