The City Crime Branch has arrested Rakesh Virat, a resident of Nelamangala for sharing the pirated version of Sudeep starrer 'Phailwan'.
'Phailwan was released last week in not only Karnataka, but also across India in five languages. Producer Swapna Krishna had complained to the police that the piracy version of the film is leaked and had said that certain individuals had allegedly shared the pirated version of the film in Face Book, violating the copyright act. Swapna had also said that 3500 such pirated links have been removed, but still the piracy is not stopped.
The police, who investigated the case, traced Rakesh through IP address and has arrested him today afternoon allegedly sharing the pirated version of the film.