Thane Police on Saturday arrested Marathi actor Ketaki Chitale after a case was registered in opposition to her for allegedly sharing a ‘derogatory’ publish about NCP president Sharad Pawar on social media platforms.
The publish in Marathi, shared by her on Friday, was purportedly written by another person.
It solely talked about the surname Pawar and the age of 80. The NCP supremo is 81 years outdated.
The publish contained phrases like “hell is ready” and “you hate Brahmins”, allegedly referring to Pawar whose get together shares energy in Maharashtra with the Shiv Sena and Congress.
“The offence in opposition to Chitale was registered at Kalwa police station in Thane on Saturday primarily based on a criticism lodged by Swapnil Netke,” a police official had mentioned.
Chitale (29) was arrested from Navi Mumbai by the crime department of the Thane Police.
On Saturday night, black ink and eggs had been thrown at Chitale exterior Kalamboli police station in Navi Mumbai by staff of NCP’s girls wing. Earlier, the case was registered in opposition to her below Indian Penal Code (IPC) sections 500 (defamation), 501 (printing or engraving matter identified to be defamatory), 505 (2) (making, publishing or circulating any assertion, hearsay or report selling enmity, hatred or sick will between lessons), 153 A (spreading disharmony amongst individuals) on the Kalwa police station in Thane, he mentioned.
In Pune too, a case was registered in opposition to her primarily based on a criticism filed by an NCP employee.
The cyber wing of the police registered a case in opposition to Chitale below IPC sections 153 (A), 500, and 505 (2). In Dhule additionally, a case was registered in opposition to Chitale and Nitin Bhave, the purported creator of the controversial publish shared by the actress, below comparable sections of the IPC, together with part 34 (frequent intention), on a criticism lodged by an NCP chief.
In the meantime, when requested by reporters in Nanded in regards to the episode, Pawar mentioned he did not know Chitale and had no concept about what she has allegedly posted about him on social media.
“I do not know the individual and in addition do not know about what you might be saying (in regards to the actress’s publish),” he mentioned responding to a question.
Requested in regards to the publish allegedly shared by Chitale on Fb, the NCP chief instructed reporters that he did not find out about it.
He requested a reporter, “What has she carried out? What was her criticism (about him)?” The veteran chief additional mentioned it will not be proper for him to touch upon the difficulty till he learns what the actress had carried out.
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