Muzaffarnagar (UP), Jan 13 (PTI) One person was arrested in Shamili district for an “objectionable” social media post, following a protest by locals, the police said today.

The accused, Vikas Kumar and Ravi Kumar allegedly posted some content against the Muslim religion in a WhatsApp group, Rajesh Kumar Tiwari, the circle officer at Kandhla police station, said.

Ravi, a member of the group, was arrested yesterday, he said, adding a case was registered against the admin of the group, Vikas, who was absconding.

Meanwhile, irate locals demonstrated against the incident here, he said.

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