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    Sushant death probe: Mumbai police arrests Delhi-based lawyer for spreading 'fake theories'

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    The Mumbai crime branch's cyber cell nabbed Vibhor Anand from his residence.

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    The accused has been booked for defamation among other charges under the IPC and Information Technology Act.
    In another development in the Sushant Singh Rajput death case, a Delhi-based lawyer has been held for allegedly spreading 'fake theories' about the actor's demise.

    The lawyer was spreading conspiracy theories about Rajput and his late manager Disha Salian, PTI quoted an official as saying.

    The Mumbai crime branch's cyber cell nabbed Vibhor Anand from his residence in Delhi on Thursday, the official said.

    Anand had allegedly posted YouTube videos in which he made defamatory statements and allegations against Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray, linking him to the deaths, he said, adding that an FIR in this regard was registered in August.

    "Following the investigation, the police arrested the accused for spreading fake conspiracy theories in connection with Rajput and Salian's deaths," joint commissioner of police (crime) Milind Bharambe said.

    The accused has been booked for defamation among other charges under the IPC and Information Technology Act, he said.

    Anand was produced before a court on Friday, and has been sent to police custody till October 19, he added.

    Rajput was found hanging in his suburban Bandra apartment in June 14.

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    2 Comments on this Story

    vijayk share ad6 days ago
    When pressure coms from different bosses , probing authority are unable to do proper investigation , during passing time so many faque news provider comes , resulting the matter out of context
    Sunnyman 7 days ago
    Mumbai police has been told not to investigate the case by SC. So how do they know what the lawyer said was fake? They are protecting criminals?
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