A mannequin and YouTuber, who was posing as a journalist, has been arrested by the Mumbai police on Tuesday for allegedly posting abusive content material towards girls on social media.
Pradeep Mohinder Singh Choudhary, who additionally goes by the title Saahil Choudhary, has movies on a number of subjects, together with the demise of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, on his YouTube channel.
Mr Choudhary has been delivered to Mumbai after his arrest from Delhi. The YouTuber is from Faridabad in Haryana, mentioned the police.
Acting on a lady’s grievance, the police have charged Mr Choudhary below related sections of the Indian Penal Code for abusive language below the guise of being a journalist. The police mentioned that the person has confessed that he’s not a journalist and he was importing the movies to extend followers on his YouTube channel and different social media handles, resembling Instagram.
Saahil Choudhary has posted a number of movies on the Sushant Rajput case, a lot of which haven’t any foundation in information. He has been arrested below sections 509, 505 (2), 500, 501, 504 and 34 of IPC. He has additionally been charged below Section 67 of Information Technology Act, 2000.
Meanwhile, actor Kangana Ranaut has come out in assist of the YouTuber and tweeted, “What is this gunda raaj going on in Mumbai? No one can question world’s most incompetent CM and his team? What will they do to us? Break our houses and kill us? @INCIndia who is answerable for this? #istandwithsaahilchoudhary (sic).”
In one other tweet, she mentioned, “Somebody random files a FIR against Saahil for questioning Maha Government’s work which is his democratic right and Shaahil is jailed immediately but #PayalGhosh has filed a FIR against #AnuragKashyap many days ago for rape but he is roaming free. Kya hai yeh sab @INCIndia (sic)?”