Police say that based on the complaint of Swapnil Netke, a case was registered against Chitale at Thane’s Kalwa police station on Saturday.
Marathi actress Ketaki Chitale was arrested on Saturday for sharing a derogatory post on Facebook against NCP chief Sharad Pawar. A case was registered against Ketki in Thane city of Maharashtra on Saturday. When Ketki was being arrested and taken away by the police, at the same time some women workers of the party threw ink at him. It is alleged that the post shared by television and film actress Chitale a day ago was written by someone else. There is no direct mention of the NCP chief or his full name in the post written in Marathi. However, it has written Pawar’s surname and 80 years of age. It reads, “Hell awaits and you hate Brahmins.”
Police say that based on the complaint of Swapnil Netke, a case was registered against Chitale at Thane’s Kalwa police station on Saturday. It has been alleged that the actress posted objectionable material against Sharad Pawar and her post may further spoil the relationship between two political parties in the state and cause trouble. A case has been registered against Chitale under sections 500, 501, 505 (2), 153A of the IPC. In Pune, the NCP had written a letter to the police, demanding action against them for Chitale’s post. NCP’s Pune unit president Prashant Jagtap said, “The social media post by Chitale is defamatory.
He has insulted Pawar and his daughter Supriya Sule in the post. This post may cause unrest. We have given a letter to the cyber police requesting them to take action against the actress. Cyber Crime Police Station Inspector Dagdu Hek said, “Following the letter from NCP NCP, a case was registered against the Hum actress and she was arrested. Maharashtra Housing Development Minister Jitendra Awhad said that youth associated with NCP will register cases in at least 100-200 police stations in Maharashtra regarding this post.
Another Maharashtra minister and NCP leader Chhagan Bhujbal had also demanded immediate action against the actress. Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray has also condemned Chitale’s post. Rupali Chakankar, chairperson of the Maharashtra State Commission for Women, condemned such a statement in Nagpur.
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