A Telugu news channel editor V. Sundara Rama Shastri alias VSR Shastri has created a fake account on social media under the name of Vasireddy Srinivas. In pursuit of this name, he started to mud-sling on the people writing against the government. On Monday, the happened with TV9 Raviprakash who was targeted in an article published in the news website Daily Hunt under the name of Vasireddy Srinivas.
The same article was seen circulated on numerous WhatsApp groups as well. Based on this, Raviprakash has lodged a complaint with the police against the hackers who tapped the website and are circulating the fake news.
Vasireddy Srinivas also lodged a complaint over misusing his name and ID. Police confirmed the complaint and assured that the miscreants will be traced out as early as possible. The miscreants if caught will be booked under IPC 416,417,420,465, 468,469, 471, 474 R / W Sec 34.
Police suspect that the same mafia which has written a lot of fake news in the past is responsible for the same. There is a need to investigate the fake, forgery, and impersonation guys in the pursuit of the media and take steps to prevent such things from happening again.
On this note, Raviprakash stressed the need to investigate the fake, forgery, and impersonation guys in the pursuit of the media