Complainant Dharmendra Mishra had written a complaint to the Mumbai police’s cyber unit alleging that Vibhor Anand, a Delhi-based advocate had posted various posts on social media abusing the Chief Minister and the Cabinet Minister of Maharashtra. Not only this, in order to create public unrest and disturbance of law, he even posted a self-made story about the actor Sushant Singh Rajput and Disha Salian’s death. He said that Disha was gang-raped and then killed. 15 other such posts were found.
The Mumbai police brought the accused from Delhi on October 15, 2020 and produced him before a metropolitan magistrate court on October 16, 2020. The police charged case against those people under Section 504 of Indian Penal Code for provoking people to break the public peace, Section 509 of Indian Penal Code for insulting the modesty of women by words or gestures, Section 500 of Indian Penal Code for defamation, Section 67 of Information Technology Act for transmitting any material that is dirty in nature.
In reply to the allegations made, Vibhor’s fathers contended that all the allegations made are false and was an intended case. None of the content for which he is accused was created of his own.
The court detained Vibhor in custody till October 19, 2020, till further investigations are made in the matter.