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Man held for making objectionable remarks

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Jammu:  Police on Monday night arrested a man here for making objectionable remarks during an interview on social media, an official spokesperson said.

Mohd Yousaf Wani, a resident of Lal Chowk in Srinagar made some sensitive and objectionable remarks in an interview on social media during an anti-encroachment drive conducted by the Jammu administration on Sunday, a police spokesperson said.

The Jammu police have registered a case under sections 153A (promoting enmity between different groups), 505 (making statement of objectionable nature) and 295A (outrage religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion) of the Indian Penal Code against him. Wani has been arrested, he added.

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