Mumbai, Maharashtra: Sushant death case, police arrested a man for sharing false information.
Mumbai police arrested a man on Thursday for sharing false information on actor Sushant Singh Rajput death case across social media platform.
As per the FIR registered against Vibhor Anand for defaming several people including the police in connection with the death of Sushant.
Crime Branch Officer told the newsmen, “We arrested Anand from Delhi last night. He was brought to the city and currently, we are getting his medical tests, including COVID-19, done. Following that, he will be interrogated”.
He also added, “He had floated several conspiracy theories about the death of Sushant Singh Rajput and also defamed several people by claiming that they were involved in murdering the actor. He also cast aspersions on the probe carried out by the Mumbai Police”.
It is noted that Bollywood actor Arbaaz Khan had earlier filed a defamation case against Anand for dragging his name into the case.
Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh had announced that the Cyber Department initiated action against those who created fake accounts to spread a particular narrative related to the case. Pertaining to this operation, the Commissioner said that around 1 lakh fake accounts are identified which involved in defaming the Mumbai Police and Maharashtra Government.