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Minor boy held for creating fake Facebook profiles of Odisha politicians

IANS  |  Bhubaneswar 

A minor boy was on Thursday arrested on the charges of people by creating in the name of politicians and other noted personalities in Odisha's district.

The police arrested the youth for allegedly trying to cheat people after creating fake profiles of Health and Naba Kishore Das, MLAs Narasingha Mishra, Jayanarayan Mishra and district

He was arrested after a few politicians alerted the police about fake profiles of them.

of Police said the accused used to extract money and other favours from people by impersonating as MLA, and other eminent personalities.

The youth has allegedly created as many as 100 fake accounts of local leaders and eminent personalities.



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First Published: Thu, June 13 2019. 20:32 IST