A 15-year-old student was detained on Sunday for allegedly making objectionable remarks about Hindu gods and goddesses in Bareilly district of Uttar Pradesh, police said.
Local BJP leader Mintu Singh alleged the Class 10 student’s remarks on social media caused resentment among Hindu organisations.
After screenshots of the student’s comments became widely circulated on social media, BJP leaders and members of Hindu organisations reached Izatnagar police station and demanded action against him.
Based on their complaint, the police registered a case under the Information Technology Act.
The teenager was detained and sent to a child remand home, the police said.
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