FIR registered, 02 arrested regarding fake news on Social media

*Cyber Police Station Kashmir Zone, Srinagar took cognizance of circulation of fake news on social media FIR registered, 02 arrested.*

*April 05:* Cyber Police Station received information through reliable sources that some miscreants with criminal intention and to create panic amongst public have circulated fake information/videos having bearing on law and order on social media platforms. It was also learnt that the miscreants are circulating photographs of terrorists of proscribed terrorist organization on social media and networking sites in order to provoke the masses and cause disaffection against the country. The said actions have been undertaken by these miscreants in order to mislead the public in general and youth in particular.

Accordingly, a case FIR No. 05/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Cyber Police Station, Kashmir Zone, Srinagar and investigation set into motion. 02 miscreants (names with held) have been arrested in the instant case.

General public is advised not to circulate unauthentic and fake information through social media platforms. Any person found indulging in such activities will be dealt with strictly under law.


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