[VIDEO] Rapper Badshah seems at Crime Branch, questioned in pretend followers racket

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Key Highlights

  • Badshah appeared on the Mumbai Police crime department headquarters today in reference to the pretend followers racket
  • The rapper and singer was additionally questioned on Thursday, August 6
  • The social media rip-off got here to mild after Bollywood playback singer Bhoomi Trivedi filed a criticism

Rapper Badshah, who is likely one of the hottest artistes in Bollywood, has arrived on the Crime Branch workplace. The rapper and singer shall be questioned in reference to the pretend followers racket. As per the information company ANI, a complete of 20 individuals have been questioned thus far by the Crime Branch. 

A tweet by the company learn, “Fake followers racket case: Rapper Badshah to be questioned by Crime Branch today. He was questioned yesterday too. A total of 20 people questioned so far. #Maharashtra” A video has surfaced by the company, the place the rapper is being requested about his questioning the second time however he stays silent on the matter.  

An SIT comprising of Mumbai Police crime department officers and cyber cell officers is at present investigating the pretend social media followers racket. Over 70 corporations promoting pretend followers have been recognized by the SIT. Badshah had arrived on Thursday, too, to document his assertion. He was referred to as once more today for an in depth and full assertion. 

The Mumbai police took cognisance of promoting and shopping for of faux social media followers after Bollywood playback singer Bhoomi Trivedi shared that somebody had made a pretend profile claiming to her social media supervisor and was contacting individuals within the leisure business that they will improve their followers the way in which they did for Bhoomi. 

Till now, 2 arrests have been made thus far, in line with Times Now. Bhoomi had then contacted the Mumbai police and filed a criticism, demanding the arrest of the individual in query. It was in the course of the investigation that Mumbai Police realised the margin and vary of the rip-off.

A choreographer was additionally trapped on this pretend scheme. He had even paid the wrongdoer however when he didn’t get the specified result, he referred to as Bhoomi for clarification. 


Badshah was summoned on August three to document his assertion. The SIT had recognized over 70 corporations that had been accused of promoting social media actions together with likes, feedback, views, shares, retweets and others. 

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