FIR towards two Instagram account holders for allegedly threatening actor Rhea Chakraborty, an official mentioned on Sunday. The placement of the 2 accused is but to be traced, the official mentioned, including that the investigation within the case is at main stage.
“We registered the First Info Report (FIR) on Saturday below Indian Penal Code Sections 507 (felony intimidation by an nameless communication), 509 (aspiring to insult modesty of any girl) and related provisions of the Info Know-how Act,” Santacruz police station’s senior inspector Shriram Koregaonkar mentioned.
“No arrest has been made thus far. We’re conducting an investigation within the case,” he added.
Rhea had earlier shared screenshots of messages that she had been receiving within the wake of Sushant Singh Rajput’s loss of life. After Sushant handed away on June 14, Rhea had been off social media for a month and had modified feedback settings on her profile.
Sharing screenshots of rape and homicide threats she had been receiving in social media, Rhea had additionally urged cyber crime cell to assist her within the matter. “I used to be known as a gold digger ..I saved quiet. I used to be known as a assassin ….I saved quiet. I used to be slut shamed ….I saved quiet. However how does my silence provide the proper to inform me that you’ll get me RAPED and MURDERED if I don’t commit suicide @mannu_raaut? Do you understand the seriousness of what you’ve mentioned? These are crimes, and by regulation nobody, I repeat NO ONE needs to be subjected to this type of toxicity and harassment. I request @cyber_crime_helpline @cybercrimeindia to please take needed motion. ENOUGH IS ENOUGH (sic),” Rhea had written on Instagram.
Shaheen Bhatt and Sonam Kapoor have been a number of the celebrities to make mild of cyberbulling within the latest previous.
(With inputs from PTI)