Three youths arrested for misusing Prameya News 7 logo

5/09/2020 at 10:29 PM

Sambalpur, Sep 5: Ainthapali police on Saturday arrested three youths on charges of circulating fake news by misusing the logo of Prameya News 7 on social media platforms.

The arrested have been identified as Satyam Bag, Akash Bagar and Subham Bag of Berhampura village under Burla police limits of the district.

In this connection, a complaint was filed by Gunamani Biswal, a reporter of the Odia news channel. In the complaint, Biswal alleged that, a group of people  in Sambalpur have been using  News- 7 plate , Breaking  plate, Header , logo unauthorizedly  and spreading  wrong news, message to the society.

 Later, the police launched a probe into the matter and arrested the trio today.

 The police have also seized the accused persons’ mobile phone.   “ A case ( 435/ 2020) under Sections 420 of IPC, Section 63 of Copy Right Act  1957  and Section 103 of  Trade Marks Act 1999 has been registered,” said a police note.

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