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Twitter removes handle of man booked for his tweet encouraging rape & trafficking of Kashmiri women

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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.

Screenshot from Ashish Kaul’s handle | @gowhargeelani | Twitter

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.


Screenshot from Ashish Kaul’s handle | @gowhargeelani | Twitter

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.



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  1. Do you u think we r safe in this Country now..If govt.couldnt action toward we will take action by ownself..we kashmiri have much power…Sharam b Ni ati..jyse apni mother se payda Ni hua ha …ignorant ppl thaink about Ur mother,sister and Ur wife…we kashmiri will fight against this bulshita and asshole

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