Madhya Pradesh police arrested a 19-year-old engineering student for a social media post on demonetisation and attacking chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and the BJP on the issue.
Nineteen-year-old Abhishek Mishra, a resident of Chhatarpur, was first detained on November 11 and then arrested by cyber cell of Bhopal police on November 12 from a private hostel. Initially, the police kept the news of his arrest a secret. He was bailed out on November 13.
Police sources said cops seized the student’s laptop, mobile phone, accessed his accounts and deleted the controversial posts.
Calling himself an RTI activist and video maker “in order to spread awareness among people” Abhishek has been a critic of the saffron brigade. The demonetisation issue was his latest topic.
He has 16,000 followers and after his ‘controversial posts’ were deleted the number of his tweets on his Twitter page read 45 on Sunday evening.
Police registered an FIR under section …