Mumbai-based fashion designer Umair Zafar filed a complaint with the Mumbai Cyber Crime Cell on Tuesday morning alleging that some unknown persons had created a fake profile on Facebook using his photographs and mobile phone number.
According to the written complaint filed by Zafar, he has been getting numerous crank calls and Whats App messages at odd hours which has disturbed him and his family. Zafar has also submitted a complaint to the Senior Police Inspector of the Oshiwara Police Station Shri Naseer Pathan on 29th March, who re-directed him to the Mumbai Cyber Crime Cell.
In relation to this when a media person spoke to Cyber Crime Cell officials who said their officers were looking into the complaint. According to a Cyber Crime source, the police have written to Facebook to get the IP address and other login details of the miscreants.
Designer Umair Zafar recently launched his Chikankari Summer Collection 2014 on 1st March at a glittering ceremony at the M B Club in Lucknow to promote the craft and enhance and encourage the craftsmen and karigar community which has suffered greatly due to neglect and lack of promotion. Bollywood diva Rituparna Sen walked the ramp for Umair Zafar and also distributed prizes and awards to achievers.
Designer Umair Zafar who hails from Lucknow is known for his patronage for the culture and crafts of the city of Nawabs and for craftsmen and artisans from all parts of India.