Bengaluru sources have stated that a person has been arrested for creating a fake twitter account under the name of Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, and tweet contents as if it was tweeted by the office of the Chief Minister.
Previously Siddaramaiah had lodged a complaint at the Cyber Crime Police Station, Criminal Investigation Department (CID), stating that a fake twitter account of the Chief Minister was created by some unknown person. It was stated that a case in IT Act 2000 and 469 IPC was registered and taken up for investigation.
A special investigation team had stated that during
the course of investigation, a person by name Madhusudan-a software engineer,
resident of Mandya was traced and arrested on June 30 evening and the person
revealed that he had created the above said twitter account and had tweeted.
Meanwhile he had later renamed it and also removed identifiable from the said
account to cover up the tracks.