Two arrested for demanding money through fake social media accounts of Mantu Chhuria
Acting on Mantu Chhuria’s complaint, police initiated a probe into the matter and arrested two persons from Deogarh district.
Sambalpur: Police arrested two persons on charges of demanding money by creating fake Facebook and PUBG accounts in the name of popular Sambalpuri singer Mantu Chhuria today.
After learning about the fake account created by the cyber criminals and request for money from his fans, Mantu Chhuria filed a complaint at the Cyber Police Station in Sambalpur.
Acting on Mantu Chhuria’s complaint, police initiated a probe into the matter and arrested two persons from Deogarh district. The accused had allegedly identified themselves as Mantu Chhuria and demanded money through PhonePe.
Police are yet to know how much money the accused persons had demanded and how much they have already received. Efforts by the cops are on to find out others involvement in the case.
Meanwhile, Mantu Chhuria appealed to his fans and well-wishers to stay away from such fake accounts and not to entertain such cyber criminals.