Tuesday, July 27, 2021

UP Police files FIR against Twitter officials over distorted India map

Uttar Pradesh police have lodged an FIR against two senior officials of Twitter India over the social media platform putting up a distorted map of India. The FIR names Twitter India MD Manish Maheshwari and News Partnerships Head Amrita Tripathi as accused who have been booked under section 505 (2) which deals with public mischief and under IT act.

The FIR was lodged at the Khurja Nagar police station in Bulandshahr district yesterday on the basis of a complaint by Praveen Bhati. The map, which showed the Union Territories of Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir outside India, was later removed by twitter.

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