Delhi: Posters calling PM Modi 'The Lie Lama' removed, case registered

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: May 11, 2018, 05:49 PM IST

The 'The Lie Lama' posters. Photograph:(Zee News Network)

Several posters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi were taken down in Delhi Thursday night. 

The posters — showing Modi smiling and with his hands folded — were headlined "The Lie Lama". 

News reports said Friday the posters were taken down around 10.15 pm after a number of BJP leaders and members complained. 

The posters were found yesterday pasted on walls in  Mandir Marg's J-Block area, NDMC area, Central Delhi's Patel Nagar and Shanker Road areas.

The reports quoted police as saying there was no mention on the posters of where they might have been printed or by whom. 

The reports added that a case was registered against unidentified persons under the Delhi Prevention of Defacement of Property (DPDP) Act.

Police added that locals would be questioned to try and ascertain who put have put up the posters. The reports added that police were likely to scan any available CCTV footage.