One man has been booked for allegedly posting derogatory remarks about the Qur’an and Muslims on social media, Vartha Bharati reported.
The accused identified as Kusumadhara is a resident of Belandur village of Puttur Taluk in Karnataka.
A complaint against the Kusumadhara was filed by Savanur Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) member Mohammed Saheer at Bellare Police Station adding that his comments in the post would create a divide and communal disturbance between two communities.
The Bellare Police, based on the complaint registered a case in this regard and booked accused under section 153(A) (Promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, race, place of birth, residence, language, etc.) and 505(2) ((statements creating or promoting enmity hatred or ill-will among classes) of Indian Penal Code.