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Fake FB account created in Guwahati Police Commissioner's name

Press Trust of India  |  Guwahati 

Amidst a state-wide crackdown on rumour-mongers on in the wake of of two men, police have detected a fake account of Police Hiren Chandra Nath, who has ordered an investigation into the matter.

today said a account in the name of 'Hiren Chandra Nath' was created by unknown person with some photographs of the in uniform.

When contacted, Nath said: "I do not have any other account except Whatsapp. This particular account has been created by someone with some intention, which I do not know."

"I have asked my officials to see the matter and take necessary steps. We will take action," he added.

Meanwhile, at least 14 persons have been arrested for posting hate messages and objectionable posts on from different districts across the state, of Police (Law and Order) Mukesh Agrawal said.

Two friends, Nilotpal Das and Abhijeet Nath, had gone to the picnic spot of under station in Karbi Anglong on Friday and while returning, their vehicle was stopped at Panjuri by a group of irate villagers.

Mistaken for child lifters, the two were pulled out and killed after being beaten for hours.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, June 11 2018. 19:50 IST