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Chandigarh girl booked for 'abusive' Facebook posts on traffic police

Press Trust of India
Sep 18, 2012 at 07:35pm IST

Chandigarh: A 22-year-old woman, winner of a national bravery award, has been booked for allegedly posting abusive comments on Chandigarh traffic police's Facebook page.

Henna Bakshi, who claims to be winner of Geeta Chopra bravery award over a decade back for nabbing a burglar, was booked on Friday for allegedly using abusive language in her posts on UT traffic police's Facebook page.

She and another person have been booked under various sections of the IT Act at industrial area police station on a complaint by a traffic police personnel.

Chandigarh girl booked for FB posts on police

Henna Bakshi, who claims to be winner of Geeta Chopra bravery award, said her comments had not targeted anyone in particular.

Henna has claimed she had to face harassment after her Multi Utility Vehicle (MUV) was stolen from her friend's house in Sector 18 on August 11, describing the process to register an FIR in the vehicle theft case as "stressful".

She has also alleged that she was not contacted by the police regarding progress in her case and was not given satisfactory response when she tried to inquire.

She then posted the comments on the Chandigarh Police's Facebook page.

Henna, however, has denied that she posted any objectionable comments on the Facebook page, maintaining that she had only tried to highlight the plight of the common man by questioning what efforts the police were making in recovering the car.

She also maintained that her comments were meant in general and had not targeted anyone in particular.

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