Kochi: Police arrested a man for a Facebook post with explicit communal remark about an ailing child. The child was taken to Kochi from Mangaluru for expert treatment. Binil Somasundaram, a native of Kadavoor in Ernakulam, was arrested on Friday morning.
It is reported that the accused was booked for making communal remark against the child. Police have been observing Facebook posts which have communal colour.
Police also seized Binil’s mobile phone from where he posted the message.
Binil was absconding after his post sparked controversy. Police charged a case against him under IPC 153, IPC 505 and IPC 295.
Police arrested Binil on Friday morning and are interrogating. He will be produced before the court and remanded.
According to reports, Binil Somasundaram is an activist of Bajrang Dal under Vishva Hindu Parishad.