The Delhi Police has obtained a grievance towards actress Swara Bhaskar, Twitter India MD Manish Maheshwari and others in reference to social media posts about an assault on an aged Muslim man in Ghaziabad on June 5, officers stated Thursday.
Police stated the grievance was obtained at Tilak Marg police station. “Now we have obtained a grievance towards Swara Bhaskar, Manish Maheshwari, MD Twitter, and others at Tilak Marg police station. It’s beneath inquiry,” a senior police officer stated.
Additional particulars concerning the grievance weren’t instantly out there.
In a video uploaded on social media, the aged Muslim man had accused 4 folks of beating him up, chopping his beard and asking him to chant “Jai Shri Ram” within the Loni space of Ghaziabad.
The Ghaziabad police had stated it has already registered an FIR in reference to this alleged incident which came about on June 5, however was reported to police two days later.
Ghaziabad Senior Superintendent of Police Amit Pathak had stated the sufferer, Abdul Samad, a Bulandshahr resident, had not made any allegation of being compelled to chant Jai Shri Ram or the chopping up of his beard in his FIR lodged on June 7.
The Uttar Pradesh Police has filed the FIR towards Twitter, Twitter Communications India, information portal The Wire, scribes Mohammed Zubair and Rana Ayyub, and senior journalist and writer Saba Naqvi, apart from Congress leaders Salman Nizami, Masqoor Usmani, and Sama Mohammad for sharing the video clip on the social media.