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Tsunami rumour mongers held in TN

The three were found shouting to passers-by to run for their lives and that tidal waves were coming in.
PTI | By Press Trust of India, Chennai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 03, 2005 06:17 PM IST

Three persons were arrested for trying to spread rumours about impending tsunami waves at the city's Marina beach area on Monday, police said.

Police said they were found shouting to passers-by to run for their lives and that tidal waves were coming in.

They were charged under IPC sections 506(2) (threat to cause hurt), 336 (endangering others' personal safety) and 341 (wrongful restraint).

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