A 42-year-old software program engineer was arrested in Uttar Pradesh’s Better Noida on Thursday for making a Twitter account within the identify of President Droupadi Murmu’s daughter, officers stated.
The accused, who works with a number one multinational agency, had created the faux social media account with the intention to exert affect on his neighbour with whom he had a private battle, they stated.
Accused Shailendra Shukla, who lives within the Chi Fi sector of Better Noida, was arrested by officers of the Beta 2 police station from the native market, a police spokesperson stated.
“The accused is a cyber felony who was harassing individuals utilizing a faux Twitter account within the identify of President Murmu’s daughter Itishree Murmu. He used this faux account to exert affect on a neighbour of his with whom he had a private battle,” Beta 2 police station in-charge Anil Kumar stated.
Three cell phones, together with the one used to function the faux social media account, had been seized from his possession throughout the arrest, he stated.
Shukla has been booked below Indian Penal Code sections 504 (intentional insult to impress breach of public peace) and 507 (felony intimidation by nameless communication), the official stated.
He has additionally been charged below related provisions of the Data Know-how Act, the official added.