Ketki Chatale: Marathi actress Ketki Chatale arrested for naming power and mentioning 80 years old
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Ketki Chatale: Marathi actress Ketki Chatale and a 23-year-old pharmacy student were arrested on Saturday for posting offensive internet media against Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar in Maharashtra. Chatale, 29, was arrested by police from Navi Mumbai for sharing a post on his Facebook page. Also, the name of the pharmacy student is Nikhal Bhamra. He was arrested from Nasik district for making offensive remarks against Sharad Pawar on Twitter.
Section 500 (Defamation), 501 (Printing or engraving is considered defamatory), 505 (2) and so on. He has been charged under Section 153A of the Indian Penal Code (promoting unrest among the people).
The post shared by Ketki Chatli is in the form of a poem and written by someone else. It only mentioned Power and 80 years of age. The NCP chief is 61 years old. Speaking to reporters in Nanded, Sharad Pawar said he did not know Chatala or what he had posted about him on the internet. A case has been registered against Chatla on the basis of a complaint lodged by a person named Sopnal Netke, a police official said. Cases have also been filed against him in Pune and Dhola. A case has also been filed against Nitin Bhabar, the alleged author of the post in Dhola.
Meanwhile, pharmacy student Nikhal Bhamre tweeted that it was time to make Baramati Gandhi from Barmati Nathuram Godse. He did not name any leader or political party in his tweet. Baramati town in Pune district is the birthplace of Sharad Power.