Picture showing Ganderbal youth joining militants fake, One arrested: Police

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By Fast Kashmir on 28/03/2018.

Picture showing Ganderbal youth joining militants fake, One arrested: Police

 

Hadi Hidayat


Ganderbal, March 28: Photograph of a shopkeeper from Ganderbal was circulated on social media platforms with the intent to cause fear and alarm to the public describing him as a new militant recruit turned out to be a mischief.

Police on verification found that the said person is a respectable citizen and is running a shop in Beehama area of Ganderbal. The family of the said person was in stress after this fake news appeared on social media.

The family has been assured of assistance by local police and in this matter a case FIR No. 46/2018 under section 505, 153 RPC has been registered. Investigation in the matter has been taken up. Strict action will be taken against the mischief/rumour mongers who are trying to disrupt the peaceful atmosphere in the valley.

A top police official talking to this reporter said we have arrested a youth namely Munawar Ganie, a resident of Tullamulla in the district, who had first circulated the fake picture.

Ganie has been booked under various section of law, he is under arrest,” the police official said.

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