Most trollers are drop outs, Hyderabad Cops book 20 cases; 8 traced

These trollers are found to be spreading objectionable, defamatory, insulting morphed video against including women

Hyderabad: In a crack down of sorts, The Hyderabad city police have booked 20 cases against the owners/uploaders of several trolling channels of whom 8 have been traced. These channels are found to be spreading objectionable, defamatory and insulting morphed video against various public representatives including women.

Investigation found that, Most of the trollers are young men 20-30 years of age who are either studying or dropped out from education. Eight of them were traced, and necessary legal action has been taken against them.

According to the Deputy Commissioner of Police (Cyber Crimes) Sneha Mehra, selective youth are posting highly objectionable, defamatory and insulting content with morphed videos against some Public representatives with the intention to increase their subscribers and increase their TRP ratings.

"In the chase of increasing their subscribers and likes, they are sometimes posting content which even harms the basic modesty of women", said the DCP.

Such acts attract various penal sections under 1PC and Information Technology Act.

"Such attraction and craze of trolling in the long term can lead to and promote even indecency and encourage lawlessness among youth", DCP added.

Persons who were issued 41 (A) notices:

Attada Srinivasa Rao (Vizaianagaram) of TrollerKurradu @trollerkurradu4308

SirasaniManikanta (Kadapa) of Mr. Massabbayi @MrMassabbayi

Baddanj Sravan (Nizamabad) of Yankamma Tolls

Motam Srinu (Warangal) of Telugu Trolls New

Peraka Nagavenkata Jyothi Kiran (Krishna) of Chimtu Trolls

Vadluri Naveen (Jagityal) of Team of Trolling Banthipuvvu Trolls

Bolli Chandrashekar (Karimnagar) of Chandu Trolls

Billa Srikanth (Kadapa) of Chevilopuvvu

Caution Notice:

All the owners/uploaders of trolling channels are warned not to indulge in any type of such trolls/memes, which are outrageous, abusive and indecent to the modesty of the women in general and the individual in specific. Necessary penal action shall be initiated against all such trollers.

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