Muzaffarnagar communal clashes:Social networking sites used to spread rumours, say police

Police said a video of a violent incident which became viral on Internet had added to the tension and the UP government on Sunday said that the footage was not even of the country. Asking people not to pay heed to rumours, IG, Crime Ashish Gupta told reporters in Lucknow that some unscrupulous elements were using social networking sites and SMSes to spread rumours to create tension.

Sep 09, 2013, 15:45 PM IST