A court docket in Maharashtra on Sunday remanded Marathi actor Ketaki Chitale in police custody until Might 18 following her arrest over allegedly sharing an objectionable put up on social media about NCP chief Sharad Pawar, an official stated.
Ms Chitale (29), a movie and TV actress, was arrested by the Thane police on Saturday over a put up she allegedly shared on her Fb web page.
She was on Sunday produced earlier than a vacation court docket which remanded her within the police custody until Might 18, a senior police official stated.
Ms Chitale and 23-year-old pharmacy pupil Nikhil Bhamre had been arrested on Saturday for allegedly sharing objectionable social media posts about Pawar.
Whereas Ms Chitale was arrested by the Thane police, Bhamre was arrested in Nashik for allegedly making an objectionable touch upon Twitter towards Pawar, whose social gathering shares energy with the Shiv Sena and Congress in Maharashtra.
The put up shared by Ketaki Chitale, which was in verse type, was purportedly written by another person. It contained phrases like “hell is ready” and “you hate Brahmins”, allegedly referring to the NCP president.
Ms Chitale was charged beneath Indian Penal Code Sections 500 (defamation), 501 (printing or engraving matter recognized to be defamatory), 505 (2) (making, publishing or circulating any assertion, hearsay or report selling enmity, hatred or in poor health will between lessons) and 153 A (spreading disharmony amongst folks).