An Old Man name Sufi Abdul Samad From Ghaziabad beaten by six Men. Uttar Pradesh Police files FIR against “Twitter” for failure to remove the tweets related to this man beaten up in Ghaziabad. An F.I.R has been filed against “Twitter”.
The microblogging Site “Twitter” and several journalist have been named in the F.I.R for flaring Communal Sentiments after an elderly Muslim man claimed that his beard has been cut off and he was forced to say “Vande Mataram” and “Jai Shri Ram”.
The allegation against Twitter is that it did not delete or stop the tweet despite a clarification by the Ghaziabad Police. As Police have registered a case against Twitter and 9 other person including journalist for spreading the news of assault of the old man on Monday. As one of the attackers was arrested and identified as Parvesh Gujjar by Ghaziabad Police and also they told that others will also be arrested as soon as possible.
This is the FIRST case of FIR against Twitter in India.