Delhi police arrests 6, registers over 100 FIRs over ‘objectionable posters’ against PM Modi across city

Delhi Police arrests 6, registers over 100 FIRs
Image source: India TV Delhi Police arrests six people for putting up ‘objectionable posters’ against PM Modi, registers over 100 FIRs

New Delhi: The Delhi Police has arrested at least six people and registered over 100 FIRs in connection with “objectionable posters”, including posters containing derogatory remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in the national capital. The owners of two printing presses are also among those arrested.

According to reports, posters with captions were also put up in some parts of Delhi “Remove Modi, save the country”. However, the posters lacked details of the printing press. Police also removed around 2,000 ‘anti-Modi’ posters from various places in the city.

India Tv - Posters with captions were also put up in some parts of Delhi

Image source: India TVPosters with the caption “Modi hatao desh bachao” were also put up in some parts of Delhi.

Case registered under relevant section

Speaking to ANI, Special CP Dipendra Pathak said that Delhi Police has swung into action and registered a case under sections of Printing Press Act and Defacement of Property Act.

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“A van was also stopped as soon as it left the AAP office. Some posters were seized and arrests were made,” he said.

Further investigation is on in the matter.

(With inputs from ANI)

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