Srinagar: Police in Ganderbal arrested a person for “using abusive language/ threat comment” on official Facebook account of District Police Ganderbal.
“A case FIR number 74/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Ganderbal and investigations were initiated,” a police spokesman said.
He said during the investigation of the case, the Facebook account named as “Rancho Khan” was tracked by Ganderbal police by using modern techniques. “The account was traced and it surfaced that the account is operated by one person namely Tawseef Ahmad son of Bashir Ahmad resident of Padshahi Bagh Tilwanpora, Srinagar,” he said.
Accordingly, the accused was arrested and shifted to Police Station where he remains in custody, he said.
Police warned the rumor mongers and hate mongers to refrain from misuse of social media platforms, the spokesperson said, adding that any person found indulging in such activities will be dealt with strictly under law.