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Man held in UP for creating fake Facebook group in Maneka Gandhi's name

The accused, identified as Sonu Sahani, was arrested from Lucknow.

Published: 05th April 2021 09:38 PM  |   Last Updated: 05th April 2021 09:38 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

SULTANPUR: A man was arrested on Monday for allegedly creating a fake Facebook group in the name of Sultanpur BJP MP Maneka Gandhi and posting misleading information in it, police said.

Based on a complaint by Gandhi's representative Ranjit Kumar on Sunday, an FIR was lodged under Section 66 of the Information Technology (Amendment) Act 2008, Inspector Bhupendra Singh said.

The accused, identified as Sonu Sahani, was arrested from Lucknow.

Sahni had created the fake group on Facebook and posted a job advertisement in it.

The inspector said a probe into the matter was underway.



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