Controversial actor Ajaz Khan has been arrested by Mumbai Cyber Police for posting objectionable videos promoting communal hatred, an official said here on Thursday.
A Mumbai Police spokesperson said that the Cyber Police had received complaints along with some videos which had gone viral on social media.
“It was found that Ajaz Khan has created/uploaded these videos with objectionable content mainly promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, etc. and create hatred among public at large,” said the police.
Thank U @MumbaiPolice for arresting @ajazkhanActor for a controversial #TikTokVideo. I also had filed a complaint at Juhu Police station on 16th July 2019. He is a menace to the society. @siddhanthvm pic.twitter.com/ETNuMZHapR
— Ashoke Pandit (@ashokepandit) July 18, 2019
After investigations, Ajaz was arrested on Wednesday and further probe is underway in the matter.
He has been charged under several sections of the Indian Penal Code and IT Act Sec. 67 which can attract a jail term of five years and/or fine of Rs 5,00,000.