Guwahati, June 14: Acting on a tip-off, Assam Police finally succeeded in arresting a person From Nagaon’s Raha for allegedly creating a fake account by the name of Guwahati City Commissioner, Hiren Chandra Nath on June 10.
As per police sources, the accused has been identified as Lakhyajyoti Phukan. He was arrested by Raha Police on Thursday and is being brought to Guwahati so that the Pan Bazaar Police can interrogate him.
Speaking to TIME8 on the matter, OC Panbazar Police Station, Pranjal Baruah said, “Raha Police arrested a person and is on the way to Guwahati now. A case has been filed in this regard.”
Baruah also informed that under case bearing number 341/18 section 120B/419/420/500/507/511 of IPC and R/W 66D of IT Act was imposed against the culprit.
Earlier, TIME8 got in touch with Nath who said, “I don’t have an account on Facebook. I don’t use any social media except WhatsApp.”
It was also suspected by Assam Police that the account was created on June 10 which had only 10 friends in the Facebook friend list.