The police arrested Lokan Mishra after organising a lure. (Representational)
A 25-year-old youth has been arrested after he allegedly impersonated as a Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislator and tried to dupe a smartphone store proprietor in Odisha’s Bolangir district, the police mentioned on Monday.
The accused, Lokan Mishra from Barpalipada in Bolangir district, posed as Patnagarh MLA Saroj Meher by making a faux account on Fb, the police mentioned.
Lokan Mishra used to make shady transactions within the identify of Meher.
The police mentioned that Lokan Mishra had messaged from the faux account to at least one Sriram Das, proprietor of a cell phone retailer, demanding a smartphone from him.
Nonetheless, Sriram Das knowledgeable the matter to Saroj Meher, who filed a police grievance.
The police arrested Lokan Mishra after organising a lure.
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