Journalist Arrested For Posting Wrong Message About Cop
|source via:- google search, Dantewada-based Journalist arrested for posting obscene message in whats app groups|
He alleged that he had been "assaulted by policemen in custody".
Police said Singh was arrested following a complaint about a WhatsApp message that read.
"Patrakaar Suraksha kanoon se keval unhen parhez hai jo already mama ki ***** mein baithe hai (Only those who are already sitting in mama's ***** have a problem with the journalists' protection law). "Mama" is a term used commonly by journalists in the region to refer to a top police officer in the Bastar range.
Reacting to the arrest, State Congress chief Bhupesh Baghel said, "I raised the matter in the Vidhan Sabha on Tuesday and have asked the Home Minister to give a response.
They are attempting to silence journalists.