UP Police Knocks Doors of Supreme Court Against Twitter India Head

UP Police Knocks Doors of Supreme Court Against Twitter India Head

Lucknow, June 29 (TNA) The Uttar Pradesh Police on Tuesday approached the Supreme Court (SC) challenging a Karnataka High Court (HC) order which gives temporary reprieve to Twitter India head Manish Maheshwari.

An FIR has been lodged in UP against Maheshwari with regards to tweets about an alleged assault on an old Muslin man, giving it a communal tinge.

Maheshwari has also approached the top court; he filed a caveat asking the court to hear his side before passing any orders on UP Police's appeal.

The Karnataka HC had said that he was a Bengaluru resident and he need not ravel to UP with regards to the FIR field there. The matter is to be heard in the court today.

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