A 54-year-old man from Pimpri Chinchwad in Pune district was booked for allegedly posting a message on a social media group against a minority community amid the coronavirus outbreak, police said on Monday.
Sushilkumar Khairalia, in his post, asked people not to buy vegetables from vendors of this community nor allow them into society premises, a Nigdi police station official said.
Man in Maharashtra’s Pune district booked for allegedly posting message on social media against a minority community: Police
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“The post was hateful and detrimental to communal harmony, hence we registered a case against him for promoting enmity among groups,” he said.