Case registered against unknown person for spreading rumours

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014 - 13:11

Srinagar: Police have registered a case under the Information Technology Act against an unknown person in Kashmir for spreading false information about a police strike on social networking site.

"Some anti-social and mischievous elements have uploaded a frivolous message on WhatsApp messenger and Facebook regarding police strike being observed on March 15. Police have taken cognizance of the mischief," a police spokesman said today.

He said a case under Section 505 of RPC and Section 66-A of IT act has been registered in Shergari police station and probe is on.

"A team has been constituted to crack the case and arrest the culprit after tracking them," he added.

First Published: Monday, February 24, 2014 - 13:11

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