Police in Madhya Pradesh arrested a youth for posting provocative messages on WhatsApp, an official said. “A youth named Aslam posted provocative messages on a WhatsApp group. The group’s administrator lodged a police complaint in this regard,” Pritam Thakur, officer-in-charge of Jahangirabad police station, told IANS. Also Read - WhatsApp is soon to change the way your data is backed up: What it means?Also Read - WhatsApp introduces 'Papa Mere Papa' stickers to celebrate Father's Day: How to download, send?
“Aslam was sent to jail on Thursday after a FIR was lodged against him under Section 188 of the IPC on the basis of the complaint and messages posted on WhatsApp,” he added. ALSO READ: WhatsApp beta for Android gives you more control on storage Also Read - Father’s Day 2021: Here's Best WhatsApp Happy Father’s Day stickers, wishes, GIFs, messages, quotes and more
There is a ban in the state capital on sending provocative messages on social media aimed at disturbing communal harmony and inciting hatred. The district administration has also issued an order in this regard.