Popular YouTuber Manish Kashyap from Bihar, who has a number of instances filed in opposition to him by the Bihar and Tamil Nadu police for allegedly making pretend movies of Bihari migrant staff within the southern state, was arrested on Saturday morning. This is the third arrest within the case.
Kashyap was arrested on the Jagdishpur police station of Bettiah within the West Champaran district, the place he surrendered after the Bihar Police, and it is Economic Offences Unit, reached his dwelling to connect his properties. He is accused of circulating false and deceptive movies about residents of Bihar working in Tamil Nadu.
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“Kashyap, needed by Bihar Police and Tamil Nadu Police in pretend information matter of labourers subject within the southern state, surrendered earlier than the police on Saturday fearing arrest and attachment of his belongings,” a press release issued by the Economic Offences Unit (EOU) of Bihar Police mentioned.
The EOU has registered three instances in opposition to Kashyap and others on the costs of “indulging in spreading pretend movies of migrants being killed and crushed up in Tamil Nadu on social media”.
The state police had shaped a particular group after acquiring arrest warrants for Manish Kashyap and Yuvraj Singh Rajput on March 15, and performed raids in different states to arrest them.
“Six groups constituted by the EOU together with Patna and Champaran Police had been repeatedly conducting raids on his places at varied locations and hideouts since yesterday (Friday). He surrendered at Jagdishpur police station of Bettiah on Saturday, fearing arrest and different authorized motion,” the police assertion added.
Earlier, the police had discovered proof of monetary irregularities in opposition to Manish Kashyap alias Tripurari Kumar Tiwari, and froze all his financial institution accounts. Police had additionally charged him for spreading deceptive data via his official Twitter deal with by posting a pretend image of his arrest.
The EOU had on March 6 registered its first FIR in reference to the case and booked 4 individuals, together with Kashyap.
EOU officers have already arrested Aman Kumar from Jamui in reference to its investigation into the primary FIR. Those named in that FIR included Aman Kumar, Rakesh Tiwary, Yuvraj Singh Rajput, and Manish Kashyap.
JS Gangwar, Additional Director General of Bihar Police (Headquarters), had advised reporters final week that the EOU probe has discovered that 30 pretend movies of migrants getting crushed up and killed in Tamil Nadu had been broadly shared on social media, spreading panic among the many labourers and forcing them to flee the southern state.
The Tamil Nadu Police has additionally registered 13 instances to probe the matter.
Earlier, the Bihar authorities had additionally despatched a four-member group of high officers to Tamil Nadu to coordinate with officers who had been investigating the matter within the southern state.