Police cyber cell arrested a BBA student on Saturday for allegedly creating a fake identity on Instagram and uploading photograph of a girl to defame her. The accused had also posted obscene comments for her and mentioned her mobile number with the post.
Superintendent of Police (cyber cell) Jitendra Singh said the girl, a resident of Mhow, lodged a complaint in January 2018 that someone has created her fake profile on Instagram and posted comments after editing her photo. After receiving complaint, a case under Sections 66-C, 678, 67-A of IT Act was registered against unidentified person. Investigation was handed over to inspector Ambarish Mishra.
The investigating team collected information from the legal department of Instagram when they came to know that the profile was created by Lavdeep alias Lucky Belwanshi of Rau. He was detained by officials. He told police that he is studying in BBA final year in a college in Mhow where the complainant also studies. She was not receiving his phone calls and was not talking to him so he had created fake profile and uploaded her photo. A mobile phone and SIM used in crime were recovered from the accused.