Facebook user booked for spreading fake news about Tripura CM Biplab Deb’s divorce
The Tripura police has lodged an FIR against one Anupam Paul on charges of running a false campaign on social media regarding a divorce case being filed aginst state chief minister Biplab Deb by his wife Niti Deb. Paul is yet to be arrested.
“A case was lodged under charges of defamation, and criminal conspiracy. He is not arrested yet,” said officer in-charge of the West Agartala police station Subrata Chakraborty.
Reports of a divorce case being filed by Biplab’s wife Niti Deb had gone viral on social media on Thursday.
Reacting to the rumours, Niti Deb called them a “dirty rumour” and asked people not to pay attention to them.
On her Facebook page, Niti Deb wrote, “Rumors have no mouth, only dirty, filthy and sick minds generate for cheap publicity and mileage,, and importantly when paid high for spreading such dirty Rumors to gain political advantage against influential people....otherwise who will follow these culprits... but sad part of it who people react and listen to these empty headed minds, with fake evidence, fake stories and pics used by such culprits, Being female I may say if all of you really love me and have faith on me kindly teach lesson to these kind of people by boycotting and least bothered abt there existence even... My humble request not provoke nor react on evil heads cheap fake Rumors.”