The Mumbai Police on Monday arrested four people for leaking an episode of television series ‘Game of Thrones’.
The cyber department and the Mumbai Police jointly detected and arrested the accused, who hail from Bengaluru. Hotstar, a digital and mobile entertainment platform, had approached office of Inspector General of Police (Cyber), after data leak was found.
The cyber department did the preliminary enquiry into it and zeroed down accused, who were related to Prime Focus Company.
The firm, which owns the airing rights to the show (the seventh season of which is ongoing), had registered a complaint against their employees, after which the case was handed over to Mumbai Police for further investigation.
The episode in question, the fourth installment of the current season, was titled ‘The Spoils of War’.