Sopore Police takes cognizance of misuse of Social Media: User arrested, FIR Registered

*July 03:* ```Taking serious note of misuse of social media platforms, Sopore Police has registered a case against various such social media users who defied the Government orders by spreading false propaganda against the Govt.

Cyber Police have identified a social media user namely Tahir Nazir Shalla son of Nazir Ah Shalla working in Education Department for misusing social media by posting seditious and provocative posts which are highly prejudicial to maintenance of law and order. Besides, he was also running anti-national campaign on social media and tried to create false and fake narrative by spreading rumours with regard to the current security scenario of the Kashmir valley.

He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Sopore where he remains in custody. Case FIR No. 171/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at PS Sopore and further investigation into the matter is going on.

Correct representation of facts pertaining to the incidents is our shared responsibility. General public are requested to cross check the facts before putting them in public domain and need not to pay heed to rumours spread by miscreants to disrupt the peace in valley. Legal action will be initiated against violators.```