Bal Thackeray row scares Shaheen Dhada away from Facebook, forever
Shaheen Dhada and Renu were arrested for posting comments opposing the Mumbai shutdown. However, they were granted bail after they furnished personal bonds, police said.
"So far, we have arrested nine persons in connection with ransacking the clinic of Abdul Dhada. We are looking for some more people," SP Thane rural Ravindra Sengaokar said.
Shaheen said police was polite to her and she had no complaints against any police personnel."I have apologised for the post," she said adding that whatever happened was unfair.
However, Shaheen said she would never use the social media network henceforth. She had no comments to offer on whether she had done anything wrong. She described Thackeray as a "great guy" whom she "truly respected".
Shaheen had allegedly commented on Facebook that one should not observe bandh for Thackeray's funeral. "We should remember Bhagat Singh and Sukhdev," the post said.
Her friend Renu, who was arrested for 'liking' the post, felt that she was "wrongfully" arrested.
Renu said, "I regret what I did. This should not have happened. I never dreamt that I would be in court. What we did was not a crime. Now I will think twice before posting anything on Facebook."
She further said, "The arrest was not necessary. Police treated us well. I was amazed