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Youth held for misusing social media in Sopore

Baramulla, Jul 16 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir police arrested a youth for misusing social media by posting threatening video against a businessman, a police spokesperson said on Thursday evening.
According to him, Sopore police received a complaint from a businessman from Bemina stating that a social media user Abu Huzaife (claiming to be from Gujranwala Pakistan) had uploaded a threatening video against him for his association with political party on his Facebook account. On receipt of the complaint, a case under relevant sections of law was registered and investigation was initiated.
During the course of investigation, Police with the help of Cyber Police have been able to identify the fake social media handler.
He has been identified as Rayees Ahmad Mir alias Danish son of Feroz Ahmad Mir resident of Brath Kalan.
He has been also found involved in misusing of social media platform by creating fake accounts and posting seditious and provocative posts for anti-national activities which were highly prejudicial in maintaining law and order, the spokesperson further said.
He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody.

He stated that Police have identified many social media accounts and persons who were misusing social media for anti-national activities.
he further stated that those who create fake accounts on social media to run anti state propaganda and spread fake information would be identified and dealt under law. Sopore Police with the help of Cyber Police was in the process of indenting the antecedents of some 200 such accounts who have been propagating anti-state content in order to create law and order problem in the area. Such people shall be summoned shortly.

General public were advised not to circulate any anti national contents uploaded by miscreants which has tendency of creating law and order problem. Any person found indulging in such activities will be dealt with strictly under law, he warned.
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