A Delhi resident accused of spreading faux information on the Sushant Singh Rajput case has been arrested by Mumbai Police. The person, who claims to be an advocate, has been dropped at Mumbai.
The Twitter account of the accused, Vibhor Anand, has been suspended for violating the social media platform’s tips. He had made a number of sensational and defamatory allegations on social media and the police say he had concocted a number of faux conspiracy theories within the demise circumstances of Mr Rajput and his former supervisor Disha Salian, and focused a number of folks via his posts.
The accused has been dropped at Mumbai in reference to the case and has been booked underneath sections of the legislation, together with the Info Expertise Act. He had made a number of false allegations, the police stated.
Vibhor Anand even made sensational allegations in regards to the demise of Disha Salian, who had been related to Sushant Singh Rajput earlier than the actor’s demise by suicide on June 14 this 12 months. The person had claimed on Twitter that Ms Salian had been raped earlier than her demise and named a number of distinguished personalities. Ms Salian had died on June 8 after falling off the 14th ground of a residential constructing in Mumbai.
Talking to NDTV, Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh had stated, “A faux narrative began within the media that Mumbai police did a nasty job- we confronted a whole lot of abuse. We have been at all times certain of our investigation.”
Final month, Mumbai Police had arrested a mannequin and YouTuber, who was posing as a journalist, for allegedly posting abusive content material in opposition to girls on social media. Pradeep Mohinder Singh Choudhary, who additionally goes by the title Saahil Choudhary, has movies on a number of subjects, together with the demise of Mr Rajput, on his YouTube channel.
Performing on a lady’s criticism, the police charged Mr Choudhary underneath related sections of the Indian Penal Code for abusive language underneath the guise of being a journalist. The police had stated that the person had confessed that he was not a journalist and had been importing the movies to extend followers on his YouTube channel and different social media platforms, reminiscent of Instagram.