Bihar teen arrested for posting 'Pakistan Zindabad' on Facebook

A 15-year-old boy was arrested in Bihar's Kishanganj district for allegedly posting a pro-Pakistan slogan on social media, police on Friday said.

IANS June 02, 2017 14:50:48 IST
Bihar teen arrested for posting 'Pakistan Zindabad' on Facebook

Patna: A 15-year-old boy was arrested in Bihar's Kishanganj district for allegedly posting a pro-Pakistan slogan on social media, police on Friday said.

Bihar teen arrested for posting Pakistan Zindabad on Facebook

Representational image. PTI

Acting on a complaint, the district police arrested Afsar Khan for posting the slogan "Pakistan Zindabad" on his Facebook account along with his photograph.

Additional superintendent of police, Kishanganj, Rajiv Mishra, said that locals approached the police and demanded action against the teen.

Some even demanded his arrest for "hurting people's sentiments", he added.

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