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Friday, 22 January 2021 9.42 AM IST

Fake Facebook account in IG P Vijayan's name, 17-year-old nabbed

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: A 17-year-old school student has been arrested for creating a fake profile in the name of IG P Vijayan and extorting money. The arrested is a native of Rajasthan. A month ago IG's fake profile appeared on Facebook. IG himself made this clear on his Facebook page. There were many complaints about fake Facebook profiles that were created in an attempt to extort money.

The 17-year-old allegedly created fake profiles of top police officials in the state including IG P Vijayan and extorted money from several people. The fraud was committed using a mobile phone bought by the family for online study.

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