Cyber Crime Unit, Thoubal arrested an individual on Monday who has been impersonating as an IPS officer and sending text messages through Facebook Messenger which could outrage the modesty of women.
The individual who has been identified as Khanam Prasanta, 25, son of K Brojen Singh of Irilbung Kalika was arrested following a complaint registered at Thoubal PS under GD No. 19/WPS-TBL/2019. The culprit admitted that he had sent vulgar messages to several women under the false pretext that he is an IPS officer, and that he had also tried to extort money from them.
It may be mentioned here that Khanam Prasanta had also been arrested previously in 2018 by the Cyber Crime Police Station, Manipur, for extorting money pretending that he was a police SP.
Meanwhile, Prasanta has been handed over to Women PS, Thoubal for further necessary legal actions.