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Youth Booked under IPC 506 because of a Facebook post about Modi

Section 506 in The Indian Penal Code
506. Punishment for criminal intimidation.—Whoever commits, the offence of criminal intimidation shall be punished with imprison­ment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both; If threat be to cause death or grievous hurt, etc.—And if the threat be to cause death or grievous hurt, or to cause the destruction of any property by fire, or to cause an offence punishable with death or 1[imprisonment for life], or with imprisonment for a term which may extend to seven years, or to impute, unchastity to a woman, shall be punished with imprison­ment of either description for a term which may extend to seven years, or with fine, or with both.
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According to reports, Ravi Prakash Chaurasia a resident from Bhaghana of Madyapradesh arrested by police regarding a facebook post about Narendra Modi.

A Facebook group NaMo complained against Chaurasia , and later police booked him under IPC’s Section 506, 507 and IT Act.

Roshan Verma , admin of the NaMo group sent the screenshots of ‘Objectionable comments’ by Chaurasia to the police.

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