Filmmaker Detained For Sharing Amit Shah's Photograph With Arrested Bureaucrat
The Gujarat police detained filmmaker Avinash Das from Mumbai on Tuesday in a case associated to sharing on Twitter a photograph of Union House Minister Amit Shah with arrested IAS officer Pooja Singhal, an official stated.
He was being dropped at Ahmedabad for additional motion, the official stated.
“We detained Das from Mumbai on Tuesday. He’s being dropped at Ahmedabad by our staff for additional authorized course of,” town crime department’s Assistant Commissioner of Police D P Chudasama stated.
The Ahmedabad crime department had registered an FIR towards the Mumbai-based filmmaker underneath Part 469 (forgery) of the Indian Penal Code in addition to provisions of the Prevention of Insults to Nationwide Honour Act and the Info Know-how Act, as he had additionally posted on his Instagram and Fb accounts one other photograph of a lady sporting the nationwide flag.
The FIR towards 46-year-old Mr Das was registered in June after he shared a photograph displaying Singhal, who had been arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in a cash laundering case, whispering one thing to Shah.