Sirsi: Police arrested two persons for posting “provocative messages disrupting communal harmony” on WhatsApp status.
The accused have been identified as Ghaus Azam Mahmood and Mehboob Saab of Marathikoppa.
Police said that the duo posted derogatory WhatsApp statuses that targetted other communities. The duo was arrested with a view to maintaining public peace and order.
They were produced before the Executive Magistrate and have been remanded to judicial custody.