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CRPF jawan held in Assam for making objectionable comments against Modi, Rajnath Singh on social media

CRPF jawan held in Assam for making objectionable comments against Modi, Rajnath Singh on social media

India Blooms News Service | | 16 Oct 2017, 03:14 pm
Guwahati, Oct 16 (IBNS): A CRPF jawan was arrested in Assam's Jorhat district for making objectionable comments against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on social media.


Jorhat police on Monday arrested a CRPF jawan Pankaj Mishra hailing from Bihar from the CRPF camp at Rowriah.

A top police official said that, based on an FIR lodged by battalion commander B Behra, police had arrested the jawan for his objectionable comments against PM Modi and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

Jorhat police had registered a case against the arrested CRPF jawan under several sections of the IT Act.

Mishra was suspended after his posts on social media went viral.

The top police official also said the CRPF jawan also made comments against top CRPF officials and accused that they using the jawans for their personal chores.

Meanwhile, Jorhat police had produced him before a local court and court sent him to judicial custody.


(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)