Puducherry Man Post Facebook Post- “Ready to kill PM Modi for Rs 5 Cr” Goes Viral, Arrested

A 43-year old man has been arrested near Puducherry on the charge of posting a message in Facebook offering to kill Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The man, a resident of neighbouring Aryankuppam village, was arrested on Thursday and produced before a local court which remanded him to judicial custody, they said, identifying him as Sathyanandam, a real estate businessman.

He was booked under Indian Penal Code sections 505 (1) and 505 (2) for making statement conducing to public mischief and statements creating or promoting enmity, hatred or ill- will between classes.

Police said the accused had posted a message stating that he was “ready to kill” the Prime Minister and wanted to know who would be ready to give him Rs 5 crore for it.