Puttur: Haneef, an auto rickshaw driver, who clicked his own photograph beside the statue of the revered deity of Tulunadu, Deyi Baidethi who is treated as divine being, in an obscene manner and posted the same on the social website, was arrested by police based on the complaint.
Keshava Poojary Bedrala, the secretary of Brahmasri Narayana Guruswami BIllava Sangha, filed complaint about the misdeed of Haneef in the rural police station here. Haneef is seen in the photo by the side of the statue of Deyi Baidethi in an obscene posture. This photo was posted in social website. By Saturday night, it circulated widely through Facebook and WhatsApp.
As this incident has the potential of disturbing peace in the society, all classes had condemned this act in unison and there had been demands for the arrest of the guilty. The police acted swiftly and arrested the accused on Sunday itself. Case under section 295 (A) of Indian Penal Code and IT Act - 2000 was registered.
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