Youth held for defaming woman on Facebook

Rourkela: A youth in Rourkela has been arrested for defaming a woman by posting objectionable pictures and remarks using a fake Facebook account, police said. The accused has been identified as Sunil Patra.

Senior police officials stated that Sunil was in a one-sided love affair with the girl and after she got married, the accused decided to create disturbances in her life.

With an ill-intention to create differences between the couple, Sunil created a Facebook account in the name of one Imran and started posting objectionable remarks about the woman.

After being harassed, the woman then informed her husband and subsequently a case in connection with the incident was lodged with Rourkela Sector 15 police on October 31, 2017.

Police arrested Sunil after collecting necessary evidence in connection with the case today. Two mobile phones have also been recovered from his possession.