Two senior cops suspended for Facebook arrest
Mumbai: The Maharashtra government today suspended two police officers, including a Superintendent of Police, following the row over the arrest of two girls from Palghar in neighbouring Thane district for a Facebook post on the shutdown in Mumbai for Bal Thackeray's funeral.
SP (Thane rural) Ravindra Sengaonkar and senior police inspector Shrikant Pingle have been suspended in the case, state's Home Minister RR Patil told reporters.
He said action has been taken after obtaining legal advice. "There was no need to charge the girls under wrong sections," Patil said, adding that there was no need to take hasty action (against the girls).
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