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Case registered against unknown person for spreading rumours

Police have registered a case under the Information Technology Act against an unknown person in Kashmir for spreading false information about a police strike on social networking site.

india Updated: Feb 24, 2014 12:46 IST
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Police have registered a case under the Information Technology Act against an unknown person in Kashmir for spreading false information about a police strike on social networking site.


Some anti-social and mischievous elements have uploaded a frivolous message on Whatsapp messenger and on Facebook regarding police strike being observed on March 15. Police have taken cognizance of the mischief, a police spokesman said on Monday.

He said a case under Section 505 of RPC and Section 66-A of IT act has been registered in Shergari police station and probe is on.

A team has been constituted to crack the case and arrest the culprit after tracking them, he added.