NIT student booked for uploading sensitive content: Police
Post by RK Online Desk on Wednesday, November 29, 2023
Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday claimed to to have booked student of National Institute of Technology (NIT) for uploading sensitive content against religious sentiments of a particular community.
In a post on X' formerly Twitter, Srinagar Police wrote; "Police has taken cognizance of the incident of uploading of sensitive content against religious sentiments of a particular community by one student of NIT, Hazratbal upon receipt of information from NIT authorities.Case FIR No. 156/23 u/s 295A,153A,153 IPC registered in in PS Nigeen on 28.11.23."
"Common public is appealed to desist from spreading rumours/false information.They shouldn't fall prey to false propaganda of anti-social elements. Legal action shall be taken against those who are found to be involved in provocative act/instigation.", police said.
Earlier on Tuesday, IGP Kashmir said that police received information about student protests at NIT Campus, discovering that the video, not originally created by the student but shared from a YouTuber, had offended religious sentiments.
"The Registrar intervened, educated the student, and legal action was initiated based on the Registrar's request. Investigations are ongoing," IGP Birdi said
The incident follows massive protests by NIT Srinagar students against alleged derogatory remarks about Prophet Muhammad (SAW) by a colleague of a differentfaith.