Mangaluru: Kadri police arrested Moodbidri native Divya Prasad (35) in Bengaluru on August 10 and brought him to Mangaluru following a complaint against his derogatory remarks on Karnataka State Food and Civil Supplies Minister UT Khader on social media recently.
The accused works in Bengaluru and has been brought to Mangaluru on Friday after he was arrested on August 10. The arrest was made by the police after a complaint from close associates of the minister on his remarks, sources said. Divya Prasad has been booked under section 507 IPC and 67 IT Act. He will be produced before the court soon for further legal proceeding, sources said.