Mumbai police on Thursday arrested a techie from Andheri, Mumbai, for creating a fake ID in the name of Sara Tendulkar, daughter of Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar. Nitin Shishode, works as a software engineer was held on charges of creating a fake Twitter handle in the name of Sara Tendulkar.
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What’s worse is that Shishode tweeted a lot of derogatory and objectional remarks from the account against Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar from the fake Twitter account.
The Mumbai Police cyber branch seized a laptop, two mobile phones, a router and other computer accessories from the residence of the accused. He has been charged with impersonation, cheating and defamation under IPC and the IT Act. A court has sent him to police custody till February 9.
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The complaint was filed by Sachin Tendulkar’s personal assistant. Police said that the fake account: @sarasachin_rt, has uploaded several derogatory comments on Indian Politics. Currently, Sara Tendulkar is studying in London.