Mumbai Cyber Crime Investigation Cell has sent a letter asking TwoCircles, a website that writes on minority issues, to delete a story that criticised Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria. (Hat tip - Siddharth Varadarajan) The article had quoted senior lawyer Mehmood Pracha (who is currently defending German bakery bomb blast case convict Mirza Himayat Beg) as saying that the current Mumbai Police Commissioner should be “arrested as a terrorist” and tried under anti-terror laws. [caption id="attachment_108675" align="alignright" width="208"] Click to enlarge[/caption] As per the notice, a senior inspector of police at the Mumbai cyber crime investigation cell claims that, "the false and grossly offensive comments" in the article are "causing annoyance, inconvenience insult and hatred" to the Mumbai police commissioner, due to which they have requested to delete or block the article with immediate effect. In addition to this, the cyber crime cell has also requested information such as the user's account creation details along with IP address, date and time, their login and logout details (IP address, date & time from creation to date) and any optional e-mail id given by the user. YouTube Interview? It's worth noting that the article also includes a YouTube video interview of Pracha on this topic, however there is currently no information on whether the cyber crime cell has also sent a takedown request to Google to remove this and whether Google will comply or deny this request. The video is still live at the time of writing this article and has registered around 291…
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