Rapper Badshah Grilled For Over 9 Hours, To Now Be Questioned By Mumbai Crime Branch In 'Fake Social Media Followers Scam'
Rapper Badshah Grilled For Over 9 Hours, To Now Be Questioned By Mumbai Crime Branch In ‘Fake Social Media Followers Scam’

The Mumbai police recently busted an international scam that involved the creation of fake profiles, comments and followers. While several celebrities have been questioned about the same, Rapper Badshah was recently called by the Mumbai Crime Branch for interrogation that lasted over 9 hours. But what’s more, is that the rapper will be called again today afternoon for questioning.

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It is being reported that Badshah will have to answer to as many 238 questions prepared by the Mumbai Crime Branch. Badshah whose real name is Aditya Prateik Singh Sisodia arrived at the Crime Intelligence Unit at about 12.30 pm on Friday and left the premises around 9:45 PM. The rapper turned actor was spotted in a baggy blue shirt and black joggers. He had a face mask on as well keeping in mind the COVID-19 scare.

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For those of you who are unaware, there has been a sudden rise in the number of “unfollows” for Badshah on his social media handles. The rapper has raised this query, and the police have asked him last out all his followers. Speaking about the global fraud racket, Mumbai Joint Commissioner of Police Vinay Kumar Chaubey had said in a statement, “We have investigated and found as many as 54 firms involved in this racket. SIT comprising Crime Branch along with Cyber Cell has been formed which will help in investigating this case.”

Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh has said that the scam is being used as a technique to boost the influence of individuals on social media, but is also creating panic among several sections of society. Meanwhile, the Fake Social Media Followers Scam came to light after Bollywood playback singer, Bhoomi Trivedi approached the police in July after she found fake profiles being created in her name on social media.

It is being reported that Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra Jonas too may be summoned with context to the case. What’ the take of Badshah Fans? Do let us know.

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