MI­NOR BOOKED FOR CRE­AT­ING FAKE FB PAGE OF MANSA DC

Hindustan Times (Amritsar) - - Punjab - HT Cor­re­spon­dent let­ter­[email protected]­dus­tan­times.com ■

MANSA : A boy has been ar­rested for cre­at­ing a fake Face­book ac­count of Mansa deputy com­mis­sioner Ap­neet Riyait.

Mansa po­lice, in col­lab­o­ra­tion with cy­ber cell range, Bathinda, had launched the in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

“We ap­proached the Face­book man­age­ment through emails and in­formed them about the fake ac­count of the IAS of­fi­cer,” said Ra­man­deep, an in­spec­tor with the Bathinda cy­ber cell.

“The mas­ter­mind be­hind the cre­ation of these fake ac­counts is yet to be ar­rested,” said Mansa SSP Mand­hir Singh.

The DC said the case was un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

The ac­cused has been ar­rested un­der sec­tions 417 (pun­ish­ment for cheat­ing), 419 (pun­ish­ment for cheat­ing by per­son­ation) and 420 (cheat­ing and dis­hon­estly in­duc­ing de­liv­ery of stolen prop­erty) of the In­dian Pe­nal Code.

He has also been charged un­der sec­tions 66C and 66D of the In­for­ma­tion Tech­nol­ogy Act.

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