Bhubaneswar, Sept. 1 -- In yet another incident of crime by a web portal scribe in Odisha, the Jharsuguda police on Wednesday arrested a web portal scribe for allegedly duping a girl of Rs 2.5 lakh under the pretext of marriage.

The accused has been identified as Deepak Dehuri.

According to reports, Dehuri, portraying himself as a journalist of a web portal, developed friendship with a girl from Badamala area on Facebook.

Their relationship soon turned into love. Gradually, Dehury won the girl's trust and persuaded her to move to Panchapada under the pretext of marriage. He allegedly transferred Rs 2,50,000 from the girls' account to his wife's account.

Later, the girl lodged a complaint at Badamala police station. Based on the compla...