Hyderabad Advocate incite hate on Whatsapp

Murali Pulsatyam, an advocate in Jagtial district of Telangana uploaded an offensive and inciting Whatsapp status on the occasion of Eid Ul Adha which led an unrest in the area. On receiving complaints from the people, Inspector B. Jeevan registered the FIR and also recorded the statements of the present witnesses. The advocate was remanded by the First Class Judicial Magistrate when brought to court.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Not known :Mobile Phone
Number of victims 0 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Not known Was cross FIR filed No
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Details of the FIR

FIR No. 88 of 2019. FIR has been registered under Secs. 153-A, 504, 259A and 505(ii) of the IPC.

Investigating agency State Police Victim's lawyer
Role of police Satisfactory Current status Trial ongoing
Charges Filed Other details Accused sent to remand.
judgement Reference other information
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Main Information
Date of incident: August 13, 2019
Nature of Violence
  • Harassment
  • Hate Speech
  • Threat
  • Causal factors
  • Hurting religious sentiments
  • Name of the victim : Undisclosed
    Name of Perpetrator Murali Pulsatyam
    State Telangana
    District/City Hyderabad
    Party In Power / Incidents TRS - Telangana Rashtra Samithi
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