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Manipur Police arrests man for impersonating as IPS officer

Press Trust of India  |  Imphal 

A 25-year-old man was arrested in Manipur's Thoubal district on Tuesday for impersonating as an IPS officer, police said.

The man identified as Khamnam Prasanta was arrested from near the Women police station in the district for impersonating as an Indian Police Service officer, a police officer told PTI.

"A habitual offender, Prasanta had swindled a large amount of money from women, He was earlier arrested in April 2018 for impersonating as an SP and was out on bail," the officer said

Prasanta used to send messages to many women introducing himself as an IPS officer, the officer said.

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First Published: Tue, December 03 2019. 19:45 IST