May 11, 2021

2 youths booked for fake news on social media

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From our correspondent, Barahanagar, Sep. 11: Two youths have been arrested by Barahanagar Police for creating and posting fake posts on night curfew during Durga Puja in October. Police is going to take strong legal action against rumor mongers. The two have been arrested under IT act.

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Recently, a rumor was spread via whatsapp that curfew would be imposed from 5 pm to 4 am during the Puja days. The message added that police would not allow the visitors roaming across the city throughout the night and more than 5 persons wouldn’t be allowed to enter the puja pandal. It also added that the immersion procession has been banned for this year.
One of the arrested has been produced to the court on Friday.