A youth hailing from Hunsur was arrested and sent to judicial custody on Thursday for allegedly spreading communal hatred photographs on the social media.
Akash, a resident of Marigudi Road in Hunsur, published a photograph on his social media account which reportedly hurt the sentiments of a particular religious community.
A complaint was registered against Akash in Hunsur Police Station. Upon interrogation, Akash is said to have confessed of having posted the photographs on the social media. He has been booked under IT Act, said Superintendent of Police Harish.