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GU Student Arrested for Fake Flood Relief Post on Social Media

G Plus News | July 22, 2020 09:49 hrs

GUWAHATI: A Gauhati University (GU) student has been arrested on a false and fabricated appeal in the name of Assam Chief Minister, Sarbananda Sonowal to the people to donate money for flood relief.

The Directorate of Information and Public Relations, Assam and Guwahati City police  initiated immediate steps to apprehend the miscreant.

The accused 23-year-old Dipjyoti Gogoi, a post-graduate student of Mass Communication and Journalism of the university has been handed over to Guwahati police and is now in judicial custody for fourteen days.

Through the said fraudulent post, the culprit tried to mislead common people and to malign the image of the government.

The culprit has been apprehended and a case has been registered (Crime Branch PS case No.11/20 U/S 419/420/34 IPC read with Sec 66 C of IT Act).

The case is under investigation.

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