Student arrested for impersonating minister on Facebook

By on January 31, 2017

An 18 year old male student has been arrested and charged with impersonating a cabinet minister on social media site Facebook. The National (January 31) reports the student allegedly used the profile to solicit money from people.

According to 6 Mile police, the suspect used the picture of a cabinet minister as his profile picture and solicited money from people.

The minister was alerted and lodged a complaint with police and armed with a search warrant, they enlisted the help of Internet Service Provider (ISP), Digicel PNG, managed to track down the culprit.

6 Mile Police Station Commander Senior Inspector Fred Bare, said the suspect has been charged with impersonation and has been refused bail.

The 18 year old student from Wanigela village in the Central province was arrested by police at his home at Koki.


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