News portal booked for spreading fake news: Police
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday booked a news portal for allegedly spreading fake and baseless news.
“Shopian police registered FIR No. 43/2022 U/s 153 and 505(1)b IPC against the handler of Facebook news portal THE REAL KASHMIR NEWS for spreading fake and baseless news with the intention to mislead the general public about the Chandigam Lolab encounter and investigation has been set into motion,” police said in a statement.
Meanwhile, police urged people not to pay heed towards these rumours, adding, legal action will be taken against those spreading fake and baseless information on the social media.
Kashmir Images is an English language daily newspaper published from Srinagar (J&K), India. The newspaper is one of the largest circulated English dailies of Kashmir and its hard copies reach every nook and corner of Kashmir Valley besides Jammu and Ladakh region.