Man arrested on defamation charge

ITANAGAR, Oct 5: Itanagar police recently arrested one Manpho Lowang for allegedly defaming PHED Minister Wangki Lowang on the social media site Facebook.
Following a court order, a case had been registered at the police station here, based on a complaint lodged by the minister on 10 August, Capital SP M Harsha Vardhan said.
The FIR alleged that defamatory statements had been made against the minister.
After carrying out investigation, Manpho was arrested by the police, but was later released on bail, the SP said.