Fake account on social media takes him to police custody

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 24 Nov 2017 10:30:41


Our Correspondent,


BASANTPUR police have arrested a youth on charges of creating fake account in social media and posting objectionable videos with an intension to tarnish image of a boy. The arrested youth has been identified as Pradeep Khatanand Sen (27), resident of Ghasidas Nagar Ward under Jamul police limits in Durg district.

As per information received, a few days back, a Jaldhara Chowk resident Mohan Shriwas (34)had filed a complaint with Basantpur police against an unknown miscreant who had allegedly created fake account in facebook and was posting objectionable videos as well as posts in it.

The incident came to fore when one of the neighbours of Mohan informed him about it and showed the posts in mobile phone which was recently posted by the miscreant.
Taking the matter into their serious account, police started their investigation. Meanwhile they came to know that the fake ID had been created by Pradeep Sen, a resident of Ghasidas Nagar Ward. Based on the report, police arrested the accused under IPC Section 509 and Section 67 (a) under IT Act. Later, police produced him in local court from where he was sent to jail on judicial remand.