Beware of mischievous elements on SNS: IGP

Srinagar: People especially youth should not pay any heed to the mischievous posts of some rumour mongers on social networking sites, as these posts are meant to disturb the peaceful atmosphere. This was stated by the Inspector General of Police, Abdul Gani Mir at a public Darbar at Ganderbal Saturday.

Mir who was on a day long visit to the district Ganderbal besides addressing the Public Darbar, chaired a high level security meeting, a Police Darbar and also inspected Police establishments.

While speaking at the Public Darbar which was attended among others by representatives of traders federation, transporters, Panchayat members and respectable, Mir said that from some time some mischievous elements are tailoring fictitious events or incidents and post mischievous information on social networking sites to disrupt the normal life. Citing a few examples in this regard the IGP said that people especially the youth should not pay heed to the malicious information.

The Inspector General of Police Kashmir Zone assured that attempt will be made to solve the issues and grievances put forth by them on priority. Regarding to the verification of antecedents of the persons who establish their shops or provide pony/potter/camping services to the yatries, the IGP said that taking full care of security, efforts will be made to streamline the process of verifications and rule on, first come- first serve basis, will be followed. He said that the dereliction of duties, corruption and other complaints against the erring people are looked into very seriously, and appealed to the people to provide information in this regard to the police.

Mir, while referring to the increased traffic accidents said that special drive will be launched by the district authorities to check various kind of traffic violation to arrest the trend.

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