The Congress government in Maharashtra has objected to the arrest of pro-Congress troll Abhishek Mishra and has reportedly written to the Delhi Police Commissioner.
MP govt opposes Abhishek Mishra’s arrest….Home department writes to Delhi police commissioner
— Manak Gupta (@manakgupta) January 24, 2019
Madhya Pradesh Home minister Bala Bachchan said, “If any MP citizen is arrested, the local police is required to be informed.”
“The MP government registered an objection in its letter to Delhi Police Commissioner Wednesday. The state’s Home Department has described the action of Delhi Police as a violation of the Supreme Court directives,” an official from the state public relations team is reported to have said.
In the letter, it was claimed that necessary procedures were not followed during the arrest. The local police were not informed and neither was his family informed of the matter, it was alleged. The Home Department also demanded that action be taken against the concerned officer.
As we had reported earlier, Mishra was arrested by Delhi Police for offensive posts which hurt religious sentiments. He was arrested on Tuesday night by special cyber cell of the Delhi Police from his home in Madhya Pradesh. According to Delhi Police more than 10 laptops have been recovered from him.
Mishra also runs a website ‘viralinIndia.net’ where he spreads pro-Islamist propaganda and fake news. The website not only posts anti-Modi and pro-Islam propaganda but also absolute rubbish, like a post on how one hen gave birth to puppies in Bihar. Over and above that, there are many sexually explicit articles with clickbait-y headlines perhaps to get traffic to the website.
During the run-up to the Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections, Mishra had ‘temporarily shut down‘ viralinIndia.net as the team was busy ‘covering elections’.