Police Detains 5 FB Users ‘Promoting Poll Boycott’

SRINAGAR: Police have detained five social networking users for spreading  rumors, exaggerating incidents  and promoting  poll boycott on social networking sites particularly Facebook and Whatsapp.

According to spokesman, Police has identified a number of persons found involved in these activities and cases are being registered against them for putting up these fake posts. Police will continue to take stringent action against the  face book and others social media users who are found  promoting fake news, exaggerating  incidents and polling boycott on their pages/accounts.

Some of the persons found involved have been identified as Sajad Mir and Tabeeb sheikh of Khanyar Srinagar. Shaukat Salafi of Naidkhai Bandipora. Zahid hamid, Muneeb Farooq Wani of Hardpora Anantnag.

Spokesman adds that the police action against such elements will continue as most of these mischief mongers are being continuously identified.

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