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KRK's arrest over defamatory tweets in 2020 sparks meme fest

KRK has been remanded to 14-day judicial custody.

August 30, 2022 / 05:56 PM IST
An FIR was registered against KRK in 2020 under various Indian Penal Code sections. (Image credit: @kamaalrkhan/Twitter)

An FIR was registered against KRK in 2020 under various Indian Penal Code sections. (Image credit: @kamaalrkhan/Twitter)


After the Mumbai Police arrested actor and film critic Kamal Rashid Khan, also known as KRK, in connection with an alleged defamatory tweet, Twitter users have been responding to the developing with hilarious memes.

KRK was nabbed from the Mumbai airport late Monday night after he arrived from Dubai. A Borivali Court sent him to 14-day judicial custody.

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Meanwhile, the Mumbai police said a look out circular had earlier been issued against KRK.

An FIR was also registered against him in 2020 under various sections of the Indian Penal Code including 153 (wantonly giving provocation with intent to cause riot) and 500 (punishment for defamation), and provisions of the Information Technology Act.

The city police came to know about his arrival on Monday and immediately arrested him, an official said.

Read more: KRK tweets he will review Salman Khan's films even if he 'touches his feet'

KRK had made news recently after he claimed that actor Anushka Sharma was behind cricketer husband Virat Kohli’s “depression”. He had tweeted that the she must have put it in Kohli's head that he’s depressed because he’s the first Indian cricketer to have opened up about the mental disorder. KRK had, however, deleted the tweet after a massive backlash.
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first published: Aug 30, 2022 04:52 pm
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