2 students held in India for cheering Pakistan cricket team

Mangalore, March 26, 2016 (PPI-OT): Two college students were arrested in Indian state of Karnataka for posting pro-Pakistan slogans on WhatsApp during the recent Pakistan-India cricket match. The incident occurred in Puttur Town near Mangalore city of Karnataka on March 19 when one of the students of a local degree college posted on a WhatsApp group ‘Pakistan Ki Jai’, to which his classmates objected, police said. The group stood divided over the statement as some objected to the post and others supported it.

Police said they took two college students into custody on Wednesday (March 23) when the incident came to their notice. The police said that the arrested students were produced before an Executive Magistrate, asked to execute a bond of good conduct and were released upon executing the bond.

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