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Saikat Talapatra was arrested late Sunday evening in connection with a fake news campaign suggesting Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb was headed for divorce.

Saikat Talapatra was arrested late Sunday evening in connection with a fake news campaign suggesting Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb was headed for divorce.

Assistant Inspector General (AIG) Subrata Chakraborty told that Saikat Talapatra was arrested at the West Agartala Police Station after he was found to be connected to Anupam Paul, who was already been booked for forgery, criminal conspiracy and a bid to defame the chief minister.

“We have arrested Saikat Talapatra for involvement in a case of defaming the Chief Minister. He is currently being interrogated and would be produced before a local court tomorrow”, the official said.

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