Varanasi police begins probe against Samajwadi Party corporator over hate photos of Gujarat riots

modi-for-pm-bjp-ready-with-slogan-for-lok-sabha-polls_241213050043Varanasi: The crime branch of Varanasi police has launched a probe into a case involving the sharing of hate photographs of Gujarat riots allegedly by a Samajwadi Party corporator, officials said.

According to police, SP corporator Varun Singh allegedly shared the said photos on his account on a social networking site. The post drew a large number of comments, police said.

The complaint in the matter was filed by a local following which an FIR was lodged against Singh last Wednesday at Lanka police station.

Now, Varanasi Crime Branch has opened a probe into the matter, they added.

Meanwhile, Singh has told police that his account on the website was hacked and somebody else had posted the pictures.

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