How police can confiscate my mobile on pretext of tracking the culprit?

Situation : Sir my mobile has been confiscated by police for six months on pretext of tracking down the culprit who have made my fake account on fb having identical profile pic, information of school and village and posted undesent picture of me to spoil my name. He also send lewd threating message on fb to me. We also have a heated conversation on whatsapp. Although I told police that I will give you my Fb user Id and password but they said to track the culprit, mobile phone is needed that to for six months. Sir I request you to tell me the provision of law which permit them to confiscate my mobile. They also have said to handover the SIM card used at that time although there is no telephonic conversation.
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