Sopore police arrested a rumour mongrer admin of Facebook page

Sopore: Sopore Police arrested a rumour mongrer namely Hamza Farooq S/o:- Farooq Ahmad Dar R/o:- Kanipora Chadoora Budgam who is the administrator of Facebook page Jk News Channel and posted a fake and false news about the killing of one person in Sopore and injuries to 15 others on 18 April 2017. The news was baseless and false.The admin of the page was identified as Hamza Farooq who posted the said fake news item and booked in case FIR No. 99/2017 U/S 505/120B RPC and 66 IT act.

It is pertinent to mention that miscreants posting rumours on social media like Facebook and whattsapp are put under strict monitoring and such elements would be identified and booked under law.

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