Vidhana Soudha police arrested Lab technician for derogatory post on General Bipin Rawat’s death

Pramesh S Jain & Yogesh K Porwar

The Vidhana Soudha police on Sunday arrested a 40-year-old lab technician who posted a derogatory remarks on the death of CDS,General Bipin Rawat.

The accused has been identified as,Vasanth Kumar,40,a lab technician by profession.

Senior officer told media persons,after the instructions and orders by Chief Minister and Home Minister of Karnataka to keep a close watch on social media platforms and to act strictly on those culprits who are rejoicing and celebrating the untimely death of CDS Bipin Rawat and other 11 brave soldiers in a helicopter crash on December 8th.

(The accused had criticised General Rawat on his stand on china’s encroachment stating that he was retirerating Prime Minister,Narendra Modi’s statement. ) .

Earlier on Friday Mangaluru police registered cases against two persons for posting similar messages .

Based on the complaint filed by Deepa Ravi Kumar,PSI with social media unit in police commissioner’s office,on Friday the police track down the accused identified as Vasanth Kumar, a lab technician at a private hospital from Mysore , charging him under section 505 (statement conducing to public mischief)and further investigation is on.

The police action came in the wake of Chief Minister,Basavaraj Bommai instruction on strict against those who posted on social media against Mr. Rawat.

Even Home MInister,Araga Jnanendra instructed DG-IGP Praveen Sood and police department to take strict action on those posting derogatory comments.