THANE: Thane Police on Saturday detained Marathi actor Ketaki Chitale after a case was registered towards her for allegedly sharing a `derogatory’ submit about NCP president Sharad Pawar on social media platforms.
The submit in Marathi, shared by her on Friday, was purportedly written by another person.
It solely talked about the surname Pawar and the age of 80.
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The NCP supremo is 81 years outdated.
It contained phrases like “hell is waiting” and “you hate Brahmins”, allegedly referring to Pawar whose occasion shares energy in Maharashtra with the Shiv Sena and Congress.
“The offence against Chitale was registered at Kalwa police station in Thane on Saturday based on a complaint lodged by Swapnil Netke,” a police official had mentioned earlier.
The case was registered below Indian Penal Code (IPC) sections 500 (defamation), 501 (printing or engraving matter recognized to be defamatory), 505 (2) (making, publishing or circulating any assertion, hearsay or report selling enmity, hatred or unwell will between lessons), 153 A (spreading disharmony amongst individuals), he mentioned.
In Pune too, the NCP submitted a letter to the police demanding motion towards Chitale.