Srinagar: Kashmir Police Monday booked a twitter user after he posted a “rumor” from his twitter handle.
Police in Kashmir took cognizance of the matter when it observed that tweet amounts to an offence under law.
Police have registered a case in this matter at Police Station Pampore under FIR No: 49/2018 under section 505 RPC. Investigation in the instant matter has been initiated to ascertain the facts pertaining to the case.
Police have also directed a communication to the authorities in Twitter India requesting them to provide the details of that particular twitter user so that he is made to face the law.
Earlier a Kashmiri Pandit, Sushil Pandit on his twitter handle posted that five CRPF soldiers were killed in a militant attack in Pampore area.
“Just heard, 5 CRPF jawans martyred in Pampore. #RamzanCeasefire is working. Question is who is it working for!,” Pandit tweeted.
The news of Pandit however turned to be fake.