A Man arrested in Kerala for ‘insulting Facebook Comment ‘ on martyr Lt Colonel Niranjan


A special investigation team of Kerala police arrested a Malappuram 24-year-old man, who posted an insulting comment about the Lieutenant colonel Niranjan Kumar, who was martyred in a grenade blast at Pathankot in Punjab on Sunday.

The man, identified as Anwar Sadhik, was arrested under IPC 124 (A) (sedition).

Police said Sadhik, posing himself as a journalist attached to a regional daily, said made derogatory remarks against Niranjan and his family in his Facebook post.


Here the comment says….. “so, another trouble maker is also gone. Now government will give money and job to his wife and we commoners get nothing. Such a stinking Indian democracy”.
In another comment, he said… “Why salute? Have you ever thought how terrorism originates? No one is born a terrorist. 10-50 should die (like Niranjan)”

He was arrested based on a complaint by the management of the regional daily, whose name he used in the post.

A casual labourer at a local shop was arrested from his house at Chemmankadavu in Malappuram district in the wee hours today, police said.