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UP police arrest 11 people for “inflammatory” posts about murder of 2-year-old girl

Police in Uttar Pradesh have booked 11 people under the Information Technology Act since Monday for allegedly posting inflammatory content on social media in the wake of a two-year-old girl's murder earlier this month, Scroll reported. The report also said that internet services had been cut in Khair tehsil on Monday, after inflammatory posts of a communal nature began to appear on social media, but services were restored the next day. Aligarh has been tense since June 2, when the girl's mutilated body was found in a garbage dump. She had been missing since May 30 and, according to the police, was murdered by two neighbours over an unpaid loan, the report said. In Tappal, where she was murdered, prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, which bans the assembly of five or more people, remain in…

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