An youth has been arrested on Saturday for posting objectionable posts on social media in an attempt to troll Bengali actress Nusrat Jahan who has been nominated as the TMC candidate from Basirhat constituency.
Tanmoy Bala, the youth from Gaighata Chandpara, was arrested for posting obscene photos of Jahan. Controversy erupted soon after his post in social media. The police started investigation and arrested the accused Tanmoy Bala from Chandpara area. The police is presently interrogating him. The TMC party has claimed Bala to be a BJP supporter.
The office of the chief election commissioner have taken action suo motu on the issue. Additional chief election commissioner Sanjay Basu said, “We will take necessary steps when images are morphed and posted in social media. Even if any complaint is not made, we will take suo motu action.” Soon after this, the youth was arrested.
Any objectionable post on social media will be monitored by grievance officers. If the post is controversial, then it will be deleted. The person who posted it might be liable for breaking the law of the information and technology.