January 12, 2017 8:10:09 AM
Mangaluru, Jan 12: Police from Pandeshwar station here arrested a person named Deepak Kamat on Wednesday January 11 on the allegation that he had made derogatory comments in social website, Facebook, relating to Bharat Ratna Dr B R Ambedkar, known as Father of Indian Constitution.
It is said that through social websites, Kamat had projected himself as a writer. By posting unwarranted comments about Dr Ambedkar in his Facebook account in the recent past, he had come under fire from Dalit community.
The police arrested Kamat on the basis of a complaint filed in Pandeshwar station by dalit leader, Ramesh Kotian and others. They stated that Kamat has made offensive comments about Dalit community, Mayavati etc. The comments made in Facebook include a statement that Dalit community eats beef, drinks liquor at night and blackmails others, they added. The complainants said that Deepak Kamat had acted unconstitutionally and betrayed his country through these writings.