Fake Facebook account of Raj Thackaray creates controversy

KALYAN: The Information Technology cell of MNS (Maharashtra Navnirman Sena) approached Mahatma Phule police station in Kalyan alleging that an unknown person has created a fake Facebook and Twitter account in the name of party president Raj Thackaray and has been posting defamatory content against him. The page is said to be created since the last six month and have more than two lakh likes and thousands of comments on it.

The incident came to light when Qasam Shaikh, secretary of MNS IT cell in Kalyan city noticed defamatory content against Raj Thackaray and when he made inquiry with him he denied about having any such pages on either FB or Twitter. “After getting the confirmation from Raj saheb we approached the police demanding action against the person who created these fake pages”. After news spread about Raj Thackaray’s fake pages another MNS leader Rajesh Kadam from Dombivli also approached the police demanding to file an FIR against the fake person operating these pages. However, the police is yet to register a case in this matter.


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