A man was today arrested following a police complaint by award-winning actress Parvathy, who alleged that she was abused and viciously trolled on social media for terming as ‘misogynistic’ some dialogues in a film starring top actor Mammootty.
The 23-year-old man, identified as Printo from Wadakkancherry in Thrissur district, was charged under IPC sections 507 (criminal intimidation by an anonymous communication) and 509 (Word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman), the police said.
He was also charged under various provisons of the Information Technology Act including section 67 (punishment for publishing or transmitting obscene material in electronic form), they said.
Printo was produced before a magistrate court which remanded him to 14 days judicial custody.
Police said more arrests would be made in the case.
The ‘Qarib Qarib Singlle’ actor was trolled and abused on various online platforms after she claimed that the dialogues in the film were “misogynistic”.
She had submitted the screenshots of the trolling along with the complaint she lodged yesterday.happy wheels
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