Facing the heat from the union government over Twitter’s reluctance to function as per the rule of the land, ‘Twitter India MD’ Manish Maheshwari has changed his Twitter bio to ‘trying to run business at Twitter India’. His move comes after series of controversies, litigations, FIRs due to its selective biased policies in violation of Indian Laws.
Recently, Ghaziabad Police filed FIR against Manish Maheshwari under section 160 of CrPC. UP Police had asked the ‘Twitter MD’ to present himself for recording his statement within 7 days after receiving the notice.
UP Police Serves Notice to Twitter India Head Manish Maheshwari to Join the Probe in Ghaziabad Fake News Case
The Uttar Pradesh Police in Ghaziabad served a notice to Twitter India head Manish Maheshwari on June 17 to join the probe in the Ghaziabad fake news case.
On June 15, UP Police filed an FIR in Ghaziabad against nine people, including Twitter, for spreading false information in the Ghaziabad thrashing case.
People named in the FIR included propaganda website co-founder Muhammad Zubair, propagandist Rana Ayyub, Saba Naqvi, Congress leaders Salman Nizami, Maskoor Usmani, and Shama Mohamed.
The FIR mentions how these people spread a muted video of the Ghaziabad thrashing incident to give a personal fight a communal twist.
The video was muted to claim Abdul Samad Saifi was thrashed for not chanting Jai Shri Ram.
Investigation revealed that it was a personal fight. Pravesh Gurjar, Arif, Aadil, Mushahid, and others had thrashed occult practitioner Saifi in Ghaziabad on June 5.
Samaj wadi Party leader Umed Pehalwan Idrisi shot another video to fuel the claim that Siani was thrashed for not chanting Jai Shri Ram.
The police have asked Maheshwari to join the probe within a week.