A security company based in Dubai has fired an employee who wanted a Christchurch-like attack in India. The person had written Facebook comments celebrating the terrorist attack at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed. The person has also been deported from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The security company, Transguard, in a statement confirmed this. The company said that following an internal investigation it found that one of its employees had made inflammatory comments on his personal Facebook account celebrating the deplorable mosque attack in Christchurch, New Zealand.
“This prompted an internal investigation, which uncovered the fact that the individual in question had been posting his views on social media under an assumed name,” the statement said.
Once the security company verified the person’s actual identity, he was apprehended, stripped of his security credentials, terminated his services and handed over to relevant authorities.
Transguard said, “As of this statement, he has been deported by the UAE government.”
The accused was apparently using a fake Facebook profile with the name Rony Singh to write inflammatory posts on the terrorist attack in New Zealand.
In one of the comments, screenshots of which are doing the rounds of social media, he wrote: “Happy day today. Pulwama ke shaheedon ko sakun mila hoga aaj. Bhagwan ka shukar hai har Friday ki nammaj main aisa hona chahiyeIndia main bhidogli kom (The martyrs of Pulwama would be happy today. May God ensure that attacks like the one in Christchurch happen on every Friday prayer. It should happen even in India. Dubious community).”
The action against this person was prompted following a social media outcry against his comments.
“We have a zero-tolerance policy for the inappropriate use of social media, and as a result this individual was immediately terminated and turned over to the authorities to face justice,” said Greg Ward, Transguard’s managing director said in the statement.
However, the security company did not reveal the true name and nationality of the person who wrote the inflammatory comments and has now been deported.
The UAE was among the many countries who condemned the Christchurch terrorist attack last week.