New Delhi, June 24: Noida police have arrested a 40-year old man for posting yoga guru Ramdev’s morphed photograph in a WhatsApp group on the International Yoga Day. He was taken into custody after a case under IT act was registered against him. The accused, a native of Dadri village has been identified as Rahishudin. Also Read - New 50-Bed COVID Care Facility to Open in Noida From Today. Check Helpline Numbers

In the morphed image, Ramdev can be seen lifting his leg while he is surrounded by a group of men. Taking to Twitter, Managing Director of Patanjali Ayurved Limited and co-founder of Patanjali Yogpeeth, Acharya Balkrishna thanked Noida police for taking action against Rahishudin. Also Read - THESE States in India Have Imposed Lockdown, Other Restrictions This Month

“Thank you Noida police for taking action against the man who defamed Baba Ramdev through the objectionable photo,” Balkrishna tweeted. Also Read - Noida to Get 50-bed Makeshift COVID-19 Hospital by Saturday | See PICS

Hitting out at accused, SK Tijarawala, spokesperson for Patanjali Products said,”Vulgar attempt to defame someone is as heinous as rape and an attack on modesty alike.

(With agency inputs)