Beerwah police arrested person for spreading mis-information regarding covid-19

Aijaz Nabi Bhat

Srinagar,April 10 (KNS): In order to curb rumours about covid-19, Beerwah Police on Friday arrested a person for allegedly spreading mis-information on social media.

A police official while confirming this to KNS told that the person has yesterday uploaded a fake news regarding postive covid-19 case in Sonpah Beerwah.

He said police took strong note of this and arrested the said person. He also said a case under FIR No 82/20 u/s 505b, 188 IPC was registered in police station Beerwah and further investigation was set into motion.

He added that Budgam police has yet again warned of strict action against rumour mongers who spread misleading and unverified information on social media regarding covid-19. (KNS) 

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