Twitter removed the user from its social media platform after the police booked him for spreading hate against Kashmiri women.
Srinagar: The police on Saturday, 12 May, lodged an FIR against a Twitter user Ashish Kaul over abusive tweets about Kashmiri Muslims and asked the social media service for more details.
“Police in Kashmir took cognisance of the matter after it found the posts were abusive and attract offences covered under law,” a police spokesman said.
He said an FIR has been registered at Kothi Bagh police station.
Police have also asked Twitter India to provide details of the Twitter user so that he is made to face the law, the spokesman added.
The case has been registered against Kaul, who works with the India branch of an international management consultancy service.
Kaul’s account has now been taken off Twitter but screenshots of his posts are still being circulated online.