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FIR filed against 'X' user for spreading fake information about filmmaker Ashoke Pandit

Ashoke Pandit, in a recent turn of events, has filed an FIR against a Twitter user known as Dr. Nimo Yadav, who operates under the handle @NiravModi. This comes as a response to allegations of spreading fake news regarding the health of the known filmmaker, The incident has reportedly left many friends and family of the filmmaker deeply concerned.

According to a report by ETimes, the First Information Report (FIR) was lodged against Dr. Nimo Yadav at Mumbai's Juhu police station. Ashoke Pandit, who is a former member of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), had also appealed to Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to initiate legal action against the accused.

Ashoke Pandit, to express his gratitude for the swift action of the Mumbai Police, emphasized the importance of identifying and arresting the person responsible for creating panic by disseminating rumors via their Twitter account, as well as for impersonating him through a fraudulent account. "I thank Mumbai police for their immediate action against the said person by filing an FIR against him," stated Ashoke Pandit.

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