MP: Man arrested for abusing CM Nath in Facebook post

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath

Police in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar district arrested a man Wednesday for using abusive words for Chief Minister Kamal Nath while slamming the state government for frequent power cuts.

Sachin Taneja (40), a resident of Sagar city, was arrested on a complaint filed by a local Congress leader.

"A case has been registered against the accused under IPC section 294 (obscene act) and the Information Technology Act," said City Superintendent of Police Amrita Diwakar.

Deepak Dubey, a district Congress leader, had filed a complaint against Taneja at Makronia police station, said Sandeep Sablok, state Congress spokesperson.

"In a Facebook post-Tuesday night, the accused used abusive words against the chief minister and also mentioned Jawaharlal Nehru while talking about power cuts," Sablok said.

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