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Modi meme lands comedians in trouble

Narendra Modi

By: Rithika Siddhartha

POLICE in India filed a defamation case against a group of comedians accused of insulting prime minister Narendra Modi. A spokeswoman for the Mumbai police said today (July 14) that the force had registered a first information report against All India Bakchod (AIB) over a tweet poking fun at India’s leader. “An FIR has been registered against AIB at Mumbai’s cyber police station after due legal consultation,” Rashmi Karandikar said. The case has been registered under laws against defamation and spreading obscene material online. Police received a complaint after AIB earlier this week tweeted a photograph of a Modi look-alike…

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