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23 May, 2014

Man faces arrest in Goa for making anti-Modi comment – Hindustan Times

An anti-Narendra Modi comment on Facebook may now lead to the arrest of a 31-year-old shipbuilding professional, even as police in BJP-ruled Goa suspect a “larger game plan to promote communal and social disharmony in the state”.

Civil society activists and the Opposition plan to picket outside the police headquarters on Saturday against what they believe is “draconian” action against free speech.

Accused Devu Chodankar’s anticipatory bail was rejected on Thursday by the district and sessions court in North Goa, clearing the ground for his arrest.

Read the rest: Modi-baiter in Goa faces arrest for Facebook comment – Hindustan Times.