In Kerala, 5 year jail term for ‘offensive’ posts on social media

Any person who creates or sends any information that is offensive or is intended to offend or threaten another person, through any means of communication, is liable to face imprisonment of five years or a fine of Rs 10,000 or both. – Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has claimed the decision was guided by growing abuse on social media targeting individuals.

https://indianexpress.com/article/india/kerala/5-year-jail-term-for-offensive-post-keralas-chilling-law-7060712/

Any person who creates or sends any information that is offensive or is intended to offend or threaten another person, through any means of communication, is liable to face imprisonment of five years or a fine of Rs 10,000 or both.

– Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has claimed the decision was guided by growing abuse on social media targeting individuals.

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