Kolkata: Police arrested a man his alleged involvement in posting threats of rape and acid attacks to actress Swastika Mukherjee on social media.
The accused was identified as Koushik Das and was arrested from his residence in Mogra in Hooghly district during a raid on Wednesday .
The actress had lodged a complaint, regarding the threats she had been receiving online, with the Kolkata Police on June 29 following which a probe was launched.
Following the arrests, Ms Mukherjee on Friday thanked sleuths of Kolkata Police Cyber Section and tweeted, “Cyber bullying is not acceptable. Rape threats, acid attack threats are heinous crime and it needs to be addressed. It’s time people think before attacking someone because there will be repercussions. Thank you Kolkata Police cyber crime department for taking such prompt action.”