Bhubaneswar, June 28: The Chandrasekharpur police today arrested a fake journalist for allegedly harassing and sending inappropriate messages to Oida actress Pupul Bhuyan on Facebook.
The accused has been identified as Subrat Mahani.
According to reports, Pupul had lodged a police complaint against the accused for harassing her on social media.
In her complaint lodged here at Mahila police station, the actress said a youth from Cuttack, Subrat Mahani, contacted her on Facebook last week posing him as a reporter and asked for her mobile number. The youth asked several questions to the actress for an interview.
Later, the youth contacted her two days ago and asked inappropriate questions. He uploaded the actress’s mobile number on social media and wrote vulgar comments and demanded her money. As the actress did not pay heed to him, she got calls on her number from several unknown persons.