CID Police of west Bengal have arrested BJP IT cell secretory for spreading fake news related to communal violence in the state.
Tarun Sengupta, Secretary BJP IT Cell, Asansol, WB, was arrested today after AltNews reported that he was spreading fake news and creating communal disharmony, tweeted the CID West Bengal.
Tarun Sengupta, Secretary BJP IT Cell, Asansol, WB, arrested today for spreading fake news and creating communal disharmony. pic.twitter.com/GRWSPPnMq5
— CID West Bengal (@CIDWestBengal) July 12, 2017
Sengupta had allegedly uploaded a video of an IPS officer mercilessly beating a man. He passed the video off as one having been shot during Hanuman Jayanti, celebrated this year in April.
This was the post he made in April 17 :
The BJP’s IT cell has come under huge condemnation for repeatedly using fake and photoshopped digital materials to polarise communities, recently a BJP executive member from Haryana was also caught spreading fake image to fuel communal violence in west bengal.
Parts of Bengal have recently witnessed sporadic communal riots after a 17-year-boy posted a morphed photo of Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) on Facebook.
In recent a video posted by A BJP MLA from Telnagana had also given a call for repeating the genocide of Gujarat in 2002, such videos and posts are spreading over social media.
Image Source : Alt News