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FB User Arrested for Spreading Rumours of Tripura CM Deb’s Divorce

Niti Deb said that the rumours had been generated for “cheap publicity and mileage.”

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Tripura police on Friday, 26 April, arrested a Facebook user for allegedly spreading fake information about a "divorce suit" filed against Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb by his wife Niti Deb, reported IANS.

Earlier in the day, Biplab Deb’s wife Niti took to Facebook to deny the allegations of having filed a divorce suit or of having accused him of domestic abuse.

In the online post, Niti called the rumours “cheap and fake”. She further said the rumours had been generated for “cheap publicity and mileage.”

Niti Deb said that the rumours had been generated for “cheap publicity and mileage.”
Niti Deb’s FB post.
(Photo Courtesy: Facebook/Niti Deb)
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Earlier on Friday, 26 April, News18 reported that Niti had accused Biplab of harassment and domestic violence. According to the news channel, she had filed for divorce in Delhi’s Tis Hazari court.

CNBC-TV18 retracted the news.

(This article has been updated.)

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