K'taka: WhatsApp admin arrested for offensive posts on PM Modi

| Updated: May 03, 2017 17:25 IST

Bhatkal (Karnataka) [India], May 3 (ANI): Karnataka Police has arrested the administrator of a WhatsApp group and two other persons, for sharing morphed photos of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Murudeshwar police of Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka arrested the accused administrator of 'The Balse Boys', Krishna Sannathamma Naik (30), an auto rickshaw driver by profession for adding a person known to have posted the morphed photo. A photograph of Prime Minister Modi that was morphed and made to look obscene was circulated through this group. Anand Manjunath Naik had filed a complaint in this connection in Murudeshwar police station. The police, who registered the case, acted swiftly and made this arrest. Another accused, Ganesh Naik, was also arrested, but secured bail, while the third accused Balakrishna Naik, remains elusive and the police are making efforts to arrest him. Meanwhile, Krishna Sannathamma Naik who was also arrested on Sunday and produced before a court in Karwar on Tuesday was granted bail. (ANI)

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