Nine booked for misusing social media in Kashmir: Police
Srinagar, Dec 09, KDC: Jammu and Kashmir police on Saturday said that it has arrested nine persons for misusing social media in Kashmir, reported news agency Kashmir Dot Com
In a separate statements from Baramulla, Budgam, Anantnag, Ganderbal and Awantipora, police has taken legal action against rumour mongers.
Anantnag Police has initiated legal proceedings against three individuals, namely Salman Mushtaq Kuttay, son of Mushtaq Ahmad Kuttay, resident of Check Wangund Dooru; Rameez Ashraf Hadi, son of Mohd Ashraf Hadi, resident of Watnad Kokernag; and Umer Farooq Ganie, also known as (Ghazi Sir), son of Farooq Ahmad Ganie, resident of Ratherpora Khairbugh Srigufwara. This action is in response to their uploading of hateful videos on social media platforms, containing inflammatory and seditious statements.
To uphold peace and order, Budgam Police has taken strict measures against individuals misusing social media platforms to spread rumours. Two troublemakers have been booked and presented before the Magistrate, with ongoing investigations into the matter. Budgam Police encourages the public to stay vigilant and collaborate with law enforcement to apprehend any individuals engaging in disruptive activities and abusing social media, posing a threat to the community’s peace and tranquillity.
Ganderbal Police today initiated legal action against two individuals for uploading and sharing hateful content on social media platforms.
Waseem Mushtaq Malik S/o Mushtaq Ahmed Malik , resident of Safapora and Aadil Ahmed Rather S/o Mushtaq Ahmed Rather, resident of Nunner, Ganderbal found involved in spreading hateful content on social media. Under the recently issued order of District Magistrate, legal action has been initiated against both of them.
Ganderbal Police appeals general public of Ganderbal to remain vigilant about the misuse of social media. Any attempt to vitiate the environment and create issues of public order will be seen seriously and legal action will be taken.
Baramulla Police has initiated legal proceedings against an individual namely Bilal Ahmad Wani son of Ali Mohd Wani resident of Wani Mohalla Baliharan Pattan, District Baramulla. This action is in response to his uploading of hateful videos on social media platforms, containing inflammatory and seditious statements.
Awantipora Police initiates legal action against a person namely Sheeraz Ahmed Beigh S/O Abdul Majeed Beigh R/o Beighpora ( Awantipora) for uploading inflammatory and instigating content on social media.
In its message , Awantipora police once again urged the Public to be vigilant against such individuals who spread hate content on social media. Anyone found engaging in such activities will be dealt strictly in accordance with the law. (KDC)