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Man arrested for pasting inflammatory posters on district court walls

IANS
Sep 17, 2013 at 03:27pm IST

A man has been arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur city for pasting inflammatory posters on the walls of the district court premises, officials said Tuesday.

Ashish Pandey, a resident of Gwaltoli locality, was arrested Monday. He got the posters printed and then pasted them on the court's wall.

The posters had inflammatory content and targeted a specific community, police said. It also spoke of a shutdown in the city Wednesday.

Man arrested for pasting inflammatory posters on district court walls

Man arrested for pasting inflammatory posters on district court walls

As soon as the posters were spotted by police, they removed them and launched a manhunt.

Pandey was arrested after the local intelligence unit spotted him. He will be charged under the National Security Act.

A search is also on to identify and arrest the printer of the posters.

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