Thane, Apr 4 : BJP MLA Narendra Mehta has lodged a complaint with the district rural police against an unidentified person for allegedly creating a fake account on social media platform in his name and posting objectionable posts on it, police said.
Mr Mehta, the lawmaker from Mira Bhyander constituency, was informed by some local BJP activists about the fake account running in his name, following which he informed the police on Wednesday. He alleged that the account was created to malign his image as objectionable messages were posted between March 28 and March 30. An offence is registered under sections 500 (Defamation) of the IPC and relevant provisions of the Information Technology Act. (UNI)