Man arrested in Tripura's Dhalai district for 'derogatory remarks' against Mamata Banerjee on social media

A West Bengal Police team arrested Tushar Sharma of Kulai area in Dhalai district on 6 October for the alleged derogatory remarks against Mamata Banerjee

Press Trust of India October 09, 2018 19:52:24 IST
Man arrested in Tripura's Dhalai district for 'derogatory remarks' against Mamata Banerjee on social media

Ambassa: A man was arrested in Tripura's Dhalai district for allegedly making derogatory remarks against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in social media, a police officer said on Tuesday.

A West Bengal Police team arrested Tushar Sharma of Kulai area in Dhalai district on 6 October for the alleged derogatory remarks against Banerjee, Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO), Ambassa, Asish Das Gupta said Sharma was produced before the court of the Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) of Ambassa.

Man arrested in Tripuras Dhalai district for derogatory remarks against Mamata Banerjee on social media

File image of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee. PTI

The West Bengal Police sought his transit remand.

However, the CJM rejected the request of the West Bengal Police as the arrested person was sick and ordered for his admission in a hospital.

The CJM ordered that the accused be produced before it on Wednesday.

A West Bengal Police team camping in Tripura said it will again appeal for the transit remand of Sharma in the
court on Wednesday.

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