Sunaina Holey was arrested again after she was released on bail on Thursday.
Holey, a 38-year-old woman was arrested by Mumbai cyber police for allegedly sharing a morphed picture of Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on social media.
The woman has also posted objectionable tweets on the chief minister's son and Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray.
According to a report in Hindustan Times, the woman was granted bail on Thursday.
Now, Gaurav Goel, State BJP Spokesperson claimed that Holey has been arrested again. He said, "Sunaina Holey just called me at 6.50pm and said that she has been arrested again by Mumbai Police. While she was talking to me her phone was taken away forcefully. How can you arrest a lady at 6.50 pm? What is going on @OfficeofUT"
Goel added, "Sunaina just told that she went to BKC Police Station to complete the bail formalities and there the Mumbai Police came and arrested her illegally without any prior notice She is being taken to Tulij Police Station."
In a subsequent tweet Goel said, "Sunaina told that police is acting like a goons."
Earlier, Rashmi Karandikar, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Cyber), Mumbai Police crime branch, while talking about the case, said, "The accused, a resident of Navi Mumbai, was arrested on Thursday."
The woman's arrest came after a complaint by advocate Dharmendra Mishra, who is associated with Shiv Sena as a legal consultant.
In the FIR, Dharmendra Mishra had alleged that the woman abused Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and state minister Aaditya Thackeray through a series of tweets on July 25 and July 28.
Holey was booked under IPC sections 505(2) for statements creating or promoting enmity hatred or ill-will between classes, and 153(A), as per the ToI report.
After Holey's arrest, Twitter users started trending #IStandWithSunainaHoley. Many said that her arrest was an assault on freedom of expression.
BJP leader Kirit Somaiya had said, "@SunainaHoley is Mumbai Police taken any action against you? U may contact me firstname.lastname@example.org."