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IT employee steals call details of celebrities

Gurgaon: Gurgaon Police arrested a contractual employee of an IT company for allegedly obtaining call records of number of people including Bollywood stars. Pradeep Kumar, 30, the accused was in touch with an aide who sought call details of celebrities from him in lieu of a job promise.

Kumar used the access provided for the police’s IT-related work to procure call details and share it with his accomplice, presently in Mumbai. He had made a Facebook account under the name of Deep Bura, Police said.

The matter came to light when a computer operator, head constable Rajesh Kumar, posted at Bilaspur, received a complaint that request for call details of two numbers was sent from the official email id of Crime unit 6, Bilaspur. Investigations have revealed that Kumar’s Mumbai-based aide would ask for call details of personalities, which the he procured and duly handed over during personal meetings at posh hotels of Delhi. The call details of as many as 15 celebrities have been shared between the two, the police said.