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Rajouri shopkeeper detained over FB post on death of India’s top military general

A man hailing from a village near Rajouri town was detained by police on Thursday for his alleged “objectionable social media post” on the death of India’s Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat and others in a chopper crash in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday.

Officials said the man, who is a shopkeeper by profession, reportedly shared a social media post on his Facebook which is sensitive in nature and highly objectionable.

Officials said that soon after the matter regarding this post came to the fore, a team from Rajouri police station detained the shopkeeper.

Police said that further investigation and legal proceedings into the matter are going on.

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