Man nabbed for creating fake FB profile of DGP, Commissioner

Prime News, National (Guwahati), July 23:- The Guwahati Police Crime Branch has arrested a man for allegedly opening 17 fake Facebook accounts of senior police officials, including the DGP and the Commissioner.

“In a big breakthrough against cybercrime in the city, the Crime Branch arrested one person late last night from a house. He has confessed to having opened 17 fake FB accounts in the name of senior police officers,” an Assam Police spokesperson said on Sunday.

The arrested person has been identified as Suleiman Ibrahim Ali (30), a resident of the Hatigaon area in the city.

“Police have seized 47 mobile phones, 13 tablets, 15 sim cards and other gadgets from him,” the official said.

Considering the sensitivity of the crimes, the accused is being interrogated by the Guwahati Police Commissioner Hiren Chandra Nath himself along with other senior officials. (MR, Inputs: Agencies).

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