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Bengal: Fake Facebook account in the name of Superintendent of Police, fraud, two accused arrested

Purulia Cyber ​​Crime Police has arrested two accused for defrauding people and extorting money by creating a fake Facebook account of Purulia District Superintendent of Police Abhijit Banerjee. Police have named one of the arrested accused as Rahul Ghatak, who is a resident of Habra police station area of ​​North 24 Parganas district. The second accused is Shanto Majhi. However, the original home of both is said to be in Jharkhand. He has been living in Habra for the last few years. District Superintendent of Police Abhijit Banerjee said that a Facebook account was created in his name. As soon as he received information about this matter, he lodged a report in this matter at Purulia Cyber ​​Crime Police Station on 31st August. After that two accused were arrested. He told that both the accused were sending messages to people by creating Facebook accounts in their name. In which it was being said that he is an army officer and wants to sell his valuable furniture. He had also uploaded some photos in this regard. After this, when some people showed interest in it, they took Rs 10,000 from some and Rs 20,000 from others as advance. They collected money from them by fraud. They have received its complete details. After this, the cyber crime police have arrested these two youths.

Both the accused are residents of North 24 Parganas.

He was produced in Purulia District Court on Sunday. Where his bail was rejected and he was sent to police custody. The District Superintendent of Police believes that a big gang is involved in this. Whose wires are connected to Rajasthan, Maharashtra as well as many other states. This entire subject is being investigated. Along with this, he has also applied that if any help or money is demanded from the Facebook account of any such person, then first contact that person otherwise there is a possibility of becoming a victim of fraud. As soon as information about such an incident is received, the cyber crime police station should be immediately informed.


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