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UP Police is vindictive and has hidden agenda: Twitter India employee Manish Maheshwari’s counsel

The remarks were made in a Karnataka High Court hearing of Maheshwari's petition that he filed after UP Police named him in an FIR over the Ghaziabad assault video case. Twitter India MD Manish Maheshwari's counsel said that it was 'vindictive' of the Uttar Pradesh police to issue legal notices insisting on his client's physical appearance at the Loni Border Police Station despite his clarifications, and said it was indicative of having a 'hidden agenda'. Over the last two days, the Karnataka High Court has been hearing a petition filed by Maheshwari seeking relief from the Uttar Pradesh police which had served notices to the former over content that was uploaded on Twitter. Background: The content in question is a viral video of an elderly Muslim man who was attacked in Ghaziabad’s Loni district on June 5. While many took…

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