Game of Thrones: 4 arrested by Mumbai Police for leaking episode online

Updated On : 15 Aug , 2017 , 10:31 AM
Game of Thrones: 4 arrested by Mumbai Police for leaking episode online
Game of Thrones: 4 arrested by Mumbai Police for leaking episode online
New Delhi:

Mumbai Police Cyber Cell arrested four people for allegedly leaking the fourth episode of the latest season of popular TV series ‘Game of Thrones’. The company which airing rights filed complained after the episode was found on the internet in low-quality video.

An internal enquiry was commenced by the company, two employees’ names pop-up who were involved in leaking it online.

Police arrested Abhishek Ghadiyal, Suhail Navinchandra Joshi and Alok Sharma and also an ex-employee Mohammed Suhail.

A case has been registered under sections 408 (Criminal breach of trust by clerk or servant) and 34 (common intention) of IPC and 43 (damage to computer, computer system, etc.) and 66 (computer related offences) of the IT Act.

Deputy Commissioner of Police said, “We have arrested the four accused. Three of them are employees of the firm while one is a former employee. They were based in Bangalore. We have their custody till August 21. We are probing how and why they committed the crime’’.

First Published : Tuesday, August 15, 2017 10:23 AM
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