Mumbai: A Delhi resident accused of spreading fake news on the Sushant Singh Rajput case has been arrested by Mumbai Police.
The man, who claims to be an advocate, has been brought to Mumbai and booked under several sections of the law, including the Information Technology Act, NDTV reported.
The Twitter account of the accused, Vibhor Anand, has also been suspended for violating the social media platform’s guidelines.
Police said Anand had made several sensational and defamatory allegations on social media as well as concocted several fake conspiracy theories in the death cases of Sushant and his former manager, Disha Salian, and targeted several people through his posts.
Anand even made sensational allegations about the death of Disha, who had been associated with Sushant before the actor’s death by suicide on June 14 this year.
The accused had claimed on Twitter that Disha had been raped before her death and named several prominent personalities. Disha had died on June 8 after falling off the 14th floor of a residential building in Mumbai.