Student held for abusing Telangana CM on TikTok app

Hyderabad: The police arrested a 20-year-old college student from Andhra Pradesh after he allegedly posted a derogatory video against Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on ‘TikTok‘ app. He was also seen abusing and defaming the people of the state in the video reportedly uploaded on 14 April. It went viral.

Telangana Rasthra Samithi Vidhyarthi Vibhagam leader V Ram Narsimha Goud filed a complaint and the police on 20 April registered a case under IPC section 153A (promoting enmity among people on grounds of religion) and relevant sections of the Information Technology Act.

Based on the compliant the accused was arrested and two smart phones were seized from him. Rachakonda Police Commissioner Mahesh M Bhagwath said the case was booked for promoting enmity between the people of two Telugu speaking states by making a video with highly derogatory comments against the Chief Minister and the people of Telangana.

NT Bureau