Rebuffed in love by a lady, a 20-year-old man diverted incoming calls on his cellular to the telephone variety of the Noida police commissioner to intimidate her and her household, police officers mentioned in Noida on Wednesday.
The accused, recognized as Deepak, a local of Agra, has been arrested, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Central Noida) Harish Chander mentioned.
Based on officers, an FIR was lodged on the Surajpur police station in Noida on August 16 after the PRO of Police Commissioner Alok Singh lodged a grievance within the matter.
“The accused, who earlier labored in Noida, had gone to Agra this yr. There he obtained in contact with a lady, who refused his advances for a love relationship. Her brother had additionally come to find out about it,” a police official mentioned.
“He would nonetheless name and message the lady at the same time as she and her brother requested them in opposition to doing so. Ultimately, he diverted the incoming calls to the variety of the police commissioner with the intention to intimidate them and create a robust impression of himself,” the official mentioned.
Based on police, the accused, a Class 10 cross and at the moment jobless, had additionally put the identify and movie of the police commissioner on the Truecaller app to again up his con.
“The accused has been arrested and despatched to jail. He was a jilted lover and did all this in a bid to create an impression of his connections and intimidate the lady and her household, who in any other case rebuked him for his actions,” DCP Chander mentioned.
Deepak has been booked beneath related sections of the Indian Penal Code and provisions of the Data Expertise Act, police mentioned.