Police add criminal conspiracy charges in Amit Shah ‘fake video’ case | India News


NEW DELHI: Delhi Police on Saturday added criminal conspiracy charges to a case in connection with the allegedly doctored video of Union home minister Amit Shah’s speech.
Police sources claimed investigations revealed evidence suggesting a broader conspiracy, leading to addition of IPC Section 120B (punishment for criminal conspiracy).
Arun Reddy, arrested in the case on Friday, was remanded in police custody for three days.He operated an account on X under the name “Spirit of Congress”.
Reddy serves as national coordinator in Congress’s internet media and digital platform cell at the party headquarters. He is accused of being involved in the uploading of videos and distributing them to others.
Police said they are conducting further investigations and Reddy’s phone has been sent for forensic analysis.
The arrest occurred a week after Delhi Police registered an FIR and began an investigation into the allegedly “deep fake” video that was widely shared on social media.

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