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Police warns against circulating ‘fake’ tweet attributed to Geelani calling for strike on Aug 5, 15

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Srinagar: Police on Wednesday warned against circulating a “fake” tweet attributed to Syed Ali Shah Geelani calling for a strike on August 05 and 15, marking the 2nd anniversary of Article 370 abrogation and Independence Day.

A police spokesperson while quoting Geelani’s family sources said “the tweet is fake and issued by someone from Pakistan”.

“Police is taking action against those who are circulating it to instigate violence. Case FIR under relevant sections of ULA(P) stands registered in Police Station Budgam, ” Budgam police said in a tweet.

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