Mumbai: The Cyber Crime Cell of the Mumbai
police on Saturday questioned actress turned cricket host Mandria
Bedi`s husband Raj Kaushal in connection with the rumour
message about snapping of cables of the Bandra-Worli Sea link.
The police said that they questioned Kaushal about the
rumours that appeared on Kaushal`s profile on social
networking site Twitter asking the motorists to avoid the Sea
Link due to the damage caused to its cables.
According to the complaint lodged by Harihar Iyer,
Assistant Vice President of the Hindustan Construction
Company, (which built the sea-link), the message put on
Kaushal`s profile read as, "Please avoid the Bandra Worli Sea
Link, three supporting cables have just collapsed. Worly sea
face jammed (sic)."
A senior crime branch official said that they questioned
Kaushal as he was the first one to send the message on the
Twitter adding as of now they have registered a complaint
against unknown persons and only after investigations, they
would decide whether or not to book Kaushal under the charges
of Information Technology Act.
Iyer in his statement to the police said that after
rumours about the snapping of cables spread, engineers of
Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation and HCC
inspected the structure and confirmed that the cables were in
place and there was no damage to the structure.
The 5.6 km Bandra-Worli Sea Link opened in June 2009
was built at a cost of Rs 1600 crore and over 35,000 vehicles
use it everyday.