Bengaluru, Dec 30 (PTI) Senior Karnataka police officer Roopa Moudgil has filed a complaint with cybercrime police against an Instagram user for fraudulently collecting donations in her name. The unidentified Instagram user had created a fake account in Roopa’s name that included her photos and a post seeking donations for destitute women, Roopa told PTI here. Also Read - Karnataka Not To Reopen Schools, Pre-University Colleges in December
A case has been registered under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Information Technology Act, she said. Also Read - Karnataka NEET Mock Allotment Result 2020 Likely To Release Today At kea.kar.nic.in
Roopa said she has requested police to ask Instagram authorities to delete the profile. Also Read - After Tamil Nadu, Karnataka Govt Mulls Banning Online Gambling Games | Decision Soon
The IPS officer came to know of the fraud when she saw a tweet by Suresh Hosamani, accusing her for fraudulently collecting donations.
“@D_Roopa_IPS mam if you any collecting a fund or donation is it legally you’re account & what’s the intention to collection of fund,” Hosamani tweeted.
In reply, Roopa said denied being on Instagram. “This is not my account. I’m not on Instagram. This is brought to my notice only now,” she said.
Roopa said the photos posted on Instagram were downloaded from her facebook account and posted.
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