5 People Booked In Jammu And Kashmir For 'Sensitive' Facebook Posts

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 29 August 2019, 01:17 PM
The police said that all of them appear to be working outside Jammu and Kashmir. (File Photo: PTI)
The police said that all of them appear to be working outside Jammu and Kashmir. (File Photo: PTI)
HIGHLIGHTS
    • All of them appear to be working outside Jammu and Kashmir. 
    • Cop also appealed to make use of social media platforms in a careful way.
    • J-K police has started investigation against all of them.

The Jammu and Kashmir police has filed a case against five people for sensitive posts on Facebook. All of them, residents of Rajouri and Poonch district, have been booked under sections 153-A of the IPC, & 66-B of the IT Act for sensitive posts on social media. “Case registered against 5 people under sections 153-A of the IPC, & 66-B of the IT Act for sensitive posts on social media. Anyone who attempts to disturb peace will be dealt with strictly,” Yougal Manhas, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Rajouri, said. 

The police said that all of them appear to be working outside Jammu and Kashmir.  

These persons have been identified as Zaheer Chowdhary Kalas resident of Rajouri, Zakir Shah Bukhari resident of Poonch, Imran Qazi resident of Manjakote Rajouri, Naziq Hussain (Qazi Naziq) resident of Poonch and Sardar Tariq Khan (Heart Broken) resident of Mendhar Poonch.  

The SSP said their comments and have potential to disturb peace and could have led to law and order problems in Rajouri and Poonch districts.

Taking note of their mischievous acts, the police has started investigation against all of them. The top cop also appealed to all the people to make use of social media platforms in a careful and positive manner.

"Police once again warns all the mischievous people that whosoever will attempt to instigate the public by spreading rumours and fake posts having potential to disturb peace will be dealt strictly under law and stern action will be initiated," said SSP.

First Published: Thursday, August 29, 2019 12:46 PM

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