Ahmedabad: ‘Derogatory’ posts on WhatsApp land teacher in trouble

The accused, Manisha Bhavsar, has been teaching for 10 years, posted anti-Muslim hate on several WhatsApp groups

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An Ahmedabad-based teacher, identified as Manisha Bhavsar, working at RH Kapadia school was arrested for allegedly posting a derogatory and offensive statement about Muslims. 

According to a report in the Indian Express, Bhavsar was a member of many WhatsApp groups where the derogatory posts were shared. Police told the media that an FIR was lodged at Cyber Crime police station on Tuesday. This was after a complaint was filed that a WhatsApp account holder had posted an update “which could hurt the sentiments of the Muslim community.”

Police mounted a technical surveillance and investigation, identified and nabbed the accused Bhavsar from her residence. According to the report, Manisha Bhavsar has been a school teacher for 10 years and has taught in more than eight schools. She had recently joined the RH Kapadia school. 


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