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In what appears to be a disturbing trend, a number of students from Meghalaya studying in Delhi have approached police alleging that someone has hurled racial abuses at them on a social networking site in the past few months.
According to the complainants, a particular Facebook page titled, “Save the Hindus of Himalaya”, has carried objectionable messages targeting Khasi students. The Economic Offences Wing has lodged an FIR under Section 66 (A) of the IT Act and IPC 153(A) (spreading hatred between two groups). While Facebook has blocked the page, police are yet to receive the IP