Hindustan Times has filed a police complaint against one Nupur Kashyap who had identified herself as Hindustan Times journalist and wished death upon Prime Minister Modi. As reported by HT, a complaint has been filed by the publication in Crime and Economic Offences Wing of Delhi Police where HT has accused Kashyap and Facebook of impersonation and defamation under section 419 and 500 of the IPC.
On Sunday OpIndia had reported how one Nupur Kashyap had wished for a ‘river tsunami’ such that PM Modi dies.
In her Facebook profile, she had identified herself as ‘copy editor’ at Hindustan Times.
Following it, many social media users had questioned whether Hindustan Times endorses such views. However, as per Hindustan Times, Kashyap is not employed with them.