Bhubaneswar, Oct 9 (LocalWire): A youth from Raygada district was arrested for burning pictures of Hindu gods and goddesses and posting the video on social media.
Agasti Garada of Panchali village under Tikiri police station allegedly set ablaze pictures of several Hindu gods and goddesses on Tuesday since he believed only in the Indian Constitution.
The entire act was shot and the video posted on social media causing widespread outrage and condemnation.
Before torching the pictures of the deities, he and his friends worshipped a photo of Dr BR Ambedkar.
Taking suo moto action, the police immediately swung into action and arrested Garada under various sections of IPC, police said.
Rayagada police superintendent, Saravana Bibek said a case has been filed after investigation into the contents of the video and after a complaint was filed.
‘I appeal to everyone not to share this video. Sharing communal sensitive video is also a crime,’ he said.