Kishore K Swamy has been remanded in judicial custody till December 5 for defaming Chief Minister MK Stalin on Twitter.
Kishore K Swamy has been regularly posting political comments on social media. Kishore K Swamy, who has a pro-BJP stance, has been consistently critical of the DMK and its supporting parties.
Political critic Kishore K Swamy was arrested and jailed in June under the Gangster Act in a total of 7 cases of defamatory comments against DMK’s former Chief Ministers and journalists.
After coming out of jail, Kishore K Swamy was once again making political criticism on Twitter. In this situation, on the last 1st during the rain and flood, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Kishore K Swamy posted on Twitter criticizing Stalin’s work and using the inappropriate word Daesh.
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Imran from Egmore filed a complaint with the Central Crime Branch Cyber Crime Police on the 3rd, claiming that the post was defamatory about the Chief Minister. Acting on the complaint, the Central Crime Branch Cyber Crime Police registered a case against Kishore K Swamy under 4 sections including defamation and incitement to riot and summoned Kishore K Swamy to appear before the court. But without appearing for the summons, Kishore K Swamy filed a petition in the Principal Sessions Court, Chennai, seeking anticipatory bail in this case. The judge dismissed the petition during the hearing.
In this case, Kishore K Swamy has been arrested in Puducherry today by the Central Crime Branch Cyber Crime Police.
Subsequently, he was produced in the Egmore court Kishore K Swamy has been remanded in judicial custody till December 5.