Twitter India MD booked by UP police over wrong map

Bulandshahr : Twitter India’s MD Manish Maheshwari has been booked here under various sections of the IPC for showing the wrong map of India.

The FIR was registered on the complaint of a Bajrang Dal leader in Bulandshahr.

Managing Director Manish Maheshwari has been booked under Section 505 (2) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Section 74 of IT (Amendment) Act 2008 for showing the wrong map of India on its website.

The police complaint at Kotwali police station was given by a Bajranj Dal leader and a lawyer by profession Praveen Bhati of Murari Nagar locality after he saw the wrong map of the country. He has demanded the police to slap NSA against the Twitter.

Meanwhile, Kotwali in- charge Dikshit Kumar Tyagi said they are investigating the matter after receiving the complaint and registering the FIR.

Twitter had removed the controversial map that showed Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh as two separate countries. Late Monday night (June 28), the global map which earlier appeared under the ‘Career’ section of the Twitter website under the header “Tweep Life’, was removed completely from the webpage.

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