Fake Facebook account; case booked

Ponda Police has booked a case against unknown persons for opening a fake Facebook account of a minor girl and uploading indecent messages.

Following a complaint from the girl’s mother, Ponda Police registered an offence under Section 67B of IT Act. Police is believed to have obtained vital clues in the case.

According to police, the punishment under Section 67-B is imprisonment for a term which may extend to five years and with a fine which may extend to Rs 10 lakh rupees. PSI Hansikatti of Ponda Police station is investigating the case. [H]