Pune, Feb 8 (IANS) A complaint has been lodged alleging a plot to kill Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Sharad Pawar and to dislodge the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government with the Shivajinagar cyber police station, here on Saturday.
In his complaint, an NCP activist Laxmikant Khabiya claimed since the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance took office in in November, some social media website and YouTube channels had been running inflammatory campaigns against the Uddhav Thackeray-led MVA government.
“These sites are spreading hatred and dividing people in the name of caste and community, putting up objectionable posters and exhorting youth to ‘eliminate Pawar with the help of bombs and bullets’, which is a matter of serious concern,” Khabiya said in his complaint.
He has also named as accused a local journalist and and a netizen. Khabiya also mentioned some website, portals and YouTube channels for featuring provocative content.
When contacted, NCP officials in Mumbai and Pune refused to react on the development.