YouTuber Vikas Fhatak aka 'Hindustani Bhau' arrested in Mumbai
Mumbai : Indian YouTuber and Bigg Boss 13 fame Vikas Fhatak, aka Hindustani Bhau', has been arrested by Mumbai Police over his alleged connection with students' protest in Dharavi on Monday (January 31).
An FIR has been registered against him and other students involved in the protest with demands for online exams for classes 10 and 12 in view of the pandemic.
It has been alleged that the students came to the road for a protest after watching a video by Fhatak who raised concerns on the subject of offline exams for Classes 10 and 12.
The students were seen protesting in Mumbai and Nagpur demanding online exams.They protested near the residence of Maharashtra Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad in Dharavi, Mumbai after Hindustani Bhau, had uploaded a video of him on Instagram allegedly instigating students.
The FIR has been registered under multiple sections of IPC (including that for rioting), Maharashtra Police Act, Disaster Management Act and Maharashtra Prevention of Defacement of Property Act against the YouTuber.