JK Police files FIR against Times Now

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SRINAGAR: Police on Sunday lodged an FIR against the Indian news channel ‘Times Now’ for allegedly running a news ticker that said in Bemina attack 5 school children were killed.

“We have lodged an FIR against the channel and investigation is underway,” Senior Superintendent of Police Srinagar, S A Bukhari said adding that if proved the channel operators will face the music.

The channel allegedly had claimed that in a shootout between militants and security personnel, five school children had been killed.

Taking strong note of the ticker, police in Jammu and Kashmir has registered a case against the channel. “Times Now’ completely showed that it is an irresponsible channel which aims at playing with the sentiments of people. It’s only aim is to instigate violence, a top un named police officer was quoted by CNS as saying.

Meanwhile, SSP Srinagar confirmed to CNS that a case has been lodged against the Times Now and investigation was going on. (CNS)

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