A man was arrested Monday in the Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir for allegedly harming the religious sentiments of a community by deliberately posting a photo of cow slaughter on social media, police said.
The accused, Imran Mir from Hasyote village in Thannamandi area, deliberately spread the photo of the animal slaughter on social media on Sunday, as people celebrated Eid-ul-Adha, they said.
A case against Mir was registered at Thanamandi Police Station and an investigation was launched, they said.
Due to the sensitive nature of the case, special teams were set up at the police station, as well as sub-departments for the manhunt for the accused.
“Vital traces have been looked at and every effort has been made to catch the perpetrator.” said a police officer.
The suspect has been arrested and put behind bars for further legal formalities. The investigation is ongoing, the spokesman said.
SSP Mohammad Aslam said that no one should hurt the religious feelings of people from any community.