Lucknow : FIR No 381/12 under sections 406, 409, 420 IPC has been registered in the complaint submitted by IPS officer Amitabh Thakur before the Mahanagar police station, Lucknow for sending unwarranted SMS in BSNL mobile phones and looting subscribers.
Thakur’s FIR says that today at around 12 noon, he and his wife Nutan Thakur got SMS on their mobiles from one EasyVault services through a number 525854020 which said that his data backup was now safe. With this Rs. 20 got deducted from their respective account balance. He says that this is a clear case of cheating and theft done against their wish with the help of electronic devices.
Thakur has said in his complaint that since he has heard this happening with many people, hence he wants to register an FIR in this matter of public interest. He has said that this act of EasyVault and BSNL constitutes an offence under various sections of IPC