Srinager Police registered FIR against persons involved in circulating Fake News

Srinagar: October 19:(KNS) Srinager Police has taken cognizance with regard to a fake news which claimed that a firing incident had taken place in Khayam area, the said fake news created panic in the area and Police immediately reacted to the news and found it baseless after verification.

Taking legal action against persons who have spread the fake news about a firing incident in Khayam area on 18.10.20, Police Station Khanyar has registered a formal case against persons who have spread this fake news on social media and mislead the public.

In this regard case FIR no. 77/20 of PS Khanyar has been registered under relevant sections of law & investigation set in motion.

General public is requested that they must not publish or forward any rumour or inauthentic information into the public domain by any means of communication or through social media. ( Srinagar Police)(KNS) 

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