District Administration, Srinagar has initiated action against a Srinagar based daily newspaper and a freelance journalist for spreading false rumours about shifting of Govt offices aimed at creating a wilful threat to public order.
The Administration has strongly cautioned citizens against spreading any such rumours and fake , fabricated and malafide statements which have the potential of disturning public order. Such acts will invite stringent action as warranted under rules. Meanwhile more than a dozen WhatsApp News Groups have been put under scanner for sharing and spreading such false, fabricated and malafide statements generated by individuals for creating public disorder.
Public has been advised not to fall prey to such rumours .(DC Srinagar)