Man booked over misuse of social media in Ganderbal


Srinagar, April 25 : Ganderbal Police took cognizance over misuse of social media, arrested a person for using abusive language / threat comment on official Facebook account of District Police Ganderbal.

“A case FIR number 74/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Ganderbal and investigations were initiated,” a police spokesman said.

The spokesman said that during the investigation of the case, the Facebook account named as “Rancho Khan” was tracked by Ganderbal police by using modern techniques. “The account was traced and it surfaced that the account is operated by one person namely Tawseef Ahmad son of Bashir Ahmad resident of Padshahi Bagh Tilwanpora, Srinagar”.

Accordingly accused was arrested and shifted to Police Station where he remains in custody, he said.

Ganderbal police have warned the rumour mongers and hate mongers to refrain from misuse of social media platforms. Any person found indulging in such activities will be dealt strictly under law, the spokesman. (GNS)


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