Derogatory comments on Facebook: Case against former DySP Anupama Shenoy

Derogatory comments on Facebook: Case against former DySP Anupama Shenoy

May 3: A case has been registered by Padubidri police against Anupama Shenoy for reportedly supporting the Malegaon blasts in the social media.  Asif Hanif, a resident of Uchila in Kaup taluk, had filed a complaint against Anupama Shenoy for uploading a message on her Facebook post supporting the incident. He said that the post is responsible for creating religious disharmony.
Anupama  Shenoy was in the news after she had resigned the DySP post in protest against the then Ballari district incharge minister P T Parameshwar Naik three years ago.
Sub-inspector Sathish M P, from Padubidri police station, said a case was booked under Section 153A (promoting disharmony and enmity), Section 295A of IPC (intended to outrage religious feelings of a particular community). He said that the the investigation is still on. Shenoy was asked to appear before the police to ascertain whether it was her real Facebook account and whether the derogatory comments were posted by her, he added.

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