Police arrest ‘rumor monger’ in Kulgam

Police arrest ‘rumor monger’ in Kulgam

Srinagar: Police have arrested a youth from south Kashmir’s Kulgam district allegedly involved in spreading false and fake news on various social media platforms like WhatsApp, facebook etc, police said on Sunday.
“Police has started action against rumor mongers spreading false and fake news on various social media platforms like WhatsApp, facebook,etc, to vitiate peace and create disturbance in the state,” a police official said.
He added that “a main kingpin of such elements in Kulgam district namely Zahid Altaf Bhat R/O Kandipora, Kulgam has been apprehended”.
Kulgam police have registered a case under FIR number 12/2017 u/s 153/505 RPC at PS Kulgam in this regard, sources said.

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