8 held for uploading fake video of MP education minister dancing with a woman

Madhya Pradesh education minister Vijay Shah had filed a complaint in this regard after few persons with an intention to damage his reputation and malign his image uploaded the purported video.

bhopal Updated: Oct 28, 2017 20:43 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, New Delhi
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A police official said those who uploaded it on social media described that person as Vijay Shah, with an intention to damage his reputation.

Cyber police in Madhya Pradesh have arrested eight people for allegedly uploading a video of state’s education minister Vijay Shah which purportedly shows him dancing with a woman on social networking sites.

Shah had filed a complaint in this regard after few persons with an intention to damage his reputation and malign his image uploaded the purported video.

The video purportedly shows a person dancing with a woman, a police official said, adding, those who uploaded it on social media described that person as Shah, with an intention to damage his reputation.

“We have arrested eight persons in this regard and further investigations are underway,” a top official of Madhya Pradesh cyber cell told PTI.

The arrested persons have been identified as Akhikesh Singh, who is a resident of Vidisha, Anees Khan (Bhopal), Nimish Mishra (Vidisha), Ramnarayan Gupta (Gwalior), Balram Raghuwanshi (Sardarpur), Rajesh Naik (Katni), Nilesh Gaur (Vidisha) and Dharamveer Chouhan (Morena), the official said.

First Published: Oct 28, 2017 20:43 IST