Bantwal, July 10: The Bantwal Rural Police have registered a case against a local resident for allegedly posting derogatory photo and comments about Prophet Muhammad and Islam on his social networking page.
The police booked Dilip Shetty, following a complaint lodged one Abdul Khader, a resident of Amaimar.
Shetty was being booked under Sections 295 A (deliberate act intended to outrage religious feelings) and 298 (uttering words with deliberate intent to hurt religious feeling) of IPC.
Meanwhile the obnoxious photo and comments have been removed from the face book following the swift action of cybercrime police.
It can be recalled here the activists of Popular Front of India had brought the issue to the notice of Puttur ASP M N Anuchet.