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Police arrested a man for posting vulgar comments on Chhatrapati Shivaji

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Anjuna: Goa Police have arrested a man for insulting religious feelings by posting vulgar comments against Chhatrapati Shivaji on the Facebook.

Anjuna police have arrested Narcellis Noronha for posting vulgar comments against Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on the facebook thereby hurting the religious sentiments, police spokesman said on Monday.

The formal complaint against the post was filed with State police by different organizations and individuals including that at Anjuna police station, he said.

The 32-year-old accused was arrested under section 295-A dealing with deliberate and malicious acts intending to outrage feelings of any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs.

The accused had posted the comment on Shivaji Jayanti day to a live coverage of a rally broadcasted on the Facebook account of a local television channel.

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