The Hush Post|12:00 am| 1-min-read
A 48-year-old man from Alamnagar in Lucknow was arrested on Sunday for posting an obscene photograph of Lord Krishna on his social media account.
It led to public protest in the area. Thereafter, a complaint was lodged by resident Manoj Kumar Gupta, a contractor, against one Ishtekhar Ali. The police lodged an FIR and arrested him on Sunday night.
He has been arrested on charges of promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion and deliberate insulting act intended to outrage religious feelings of any class. The accused runs a marriage lawn and is into property dealing.
Meanwhile, the accused claimed that he was not guilty and denied he posted any such content.
Further, Manoj alleged that the accused had been regularly writing comments against national leaders on social media.