March 5, 2024

Gurugram Police arrested Mukesh Kumar, a resident information editor at Sudarshan Information, on Friday for spreading deceptive data.

Mukesh Kumar, Senior Resident Editor of Sudarshan

Mukesh Kumar, a senior editor at Sudarshan Information, was arrested by the Cyber Crime division of Gurugram Police. He has been arrested for alleged deceptive and baseless data relating to the communal clashes at Nuh.

Sudarshan Information had earlier reported that their editor had been kidnapped by goons. However after the Gurugram police launched an announcement, their claims took a 180-degree flip. The TV information channel is now calling it an assault on the liberty of media.

The police said that Mukesh Kumar took to X (previously often known as Twitter) on 8th August and alleged {that a} international media home and information supplier has been pressuring the Police Commissioner to take motion towards Hindu activists after the riots.

This provocative tweet booked Mukesh Kumar an FIR below IPC Sections 153 (B), 469, 401, and 505 (C) and Part 66 (C) of the IT Act.

Sudarshan News Editor Arrested by Gurugram Police
Demolition Drive Performed after the Nuh Violence. Photograph courtesy: ETV Bharat

Particulars of Nuh Violence

A violent conflict erupted between Hindus and Muslims in Haryana’s Nuh, on 31st July. The conflict ensued allegedly after a gaggle of miscreants started pelting stones at a spiritual procession that was organized by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad and the Bajrang Dal. The clashes broke out when it was presumed that the individuals who threw stones have been Muslims.

Not less than, six individuals have been killed within the clashes. The web was shut down. The aftermath of the violence touched the fringes of the nationwide capital space as nicely. The tremors of the uproar have been felt in Gurugram. It was talked about by the native officers that a couple of viral social media posts have been within the first place chargeable for instigating the violence.

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The Sudarshan Information Editor was spreading ‘baseless’ and ‘deceptive’ data.

The police have clarified in an announcement launched on Friday that the allegations made by Mukesh Kumar are false, deceptive, and baseless. The details about the FIR and the related sections of the IT Act and IPC that he’s being charged with have been additionally talked about in the identical assertion.

On 8th August, Mukesh Kumar tweeted apparently that Al Jazeera Information had been making cellphone calls to the Commissioner of the Gurgaon Police and placing stress on her to take steps towards Hindus. He additionally added that after receiving these calls the DC of Gurgaon Police was so influenced that she began choosing up ‘Hindu activists’ from in all places.

Varun Dahiya, the ACP of Crime, Gurugram Police has knowledgeable that Mukesh Kumar has been arrested and brought for a medical examination.

Sudarshan Information reported that Mukesh Kumar was kidnapped:

Sudarshan Information had earlier alleged that their resident senior editor had been kidnapped by highly effective goons. They launched a information report that claimed Kumar to have been kidnapped from his automotive in Sector 17 of Gurugram. Of their claims, Mukesh Kumar had gone to Mewat to assist struggling Hindu activists.

However after the police launch the assertion of Kumar’s arrest there was a change within the data supplied by the sooner information report. Sudarshan Information started attacking the seven hours delay made by the police in releasing an announcement.

Sudarshan Information nevertheless has launched an announcement calling for the arrest of Kumar to be unlawful. They declare to be on the aspect of Kumar. Their assertion was launched with the hashtag #ReleaseMukeshKumar.

This isn’t the primary time that Sudarshan Information is being accused of spreading communal hatred.

ACP Dahiya in his assertion made on Friday clarified that the police had adopted all authorized procedures. They condemn the claims made by Sudarshan Information.