Man arrested for writing pro-India slogan on wall in Haripur

A young factory worker from Haripur was arrested for writing pro-India slogans on the boundary wall of his wall, claimed police.

According to city police, they raided a house in Makhan Colony on Sunday morning when they were informed about it. They found the slogan “Hindustan zindabad” (long live India) written on the boundary wall of the house.” The police investigated about it from people living in the house and came to know that Sajid Shah had painted the slogan.

Police arrested Sajid and registered a criminal case against him under section 505. Under the article he can get a jail term of up to seven years with a fine.

Police would produce him in court of area magistrate today.

According to police, Sajid, a 20-year-old accused, was a factory worker and enjoyed watching Indian movies and songs which impressed him, due to which he started praising India publicly.

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