Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir police said that legal proceedings were initiated against an individual who had posted video on social media which was promoting hatred against particular sect.
In a statement issued here a police spokesman said recently a video surfaced on social media platform which was promoting hatred against a particular sect thereby promoting feelings of animosity and hatred between different sections of the society.
“After proper registration of case under relevant sections at Police Station Safakadal.” The spokesman said.
Adding that after strenuous efforts police was able to track the accused namely Feroz Ahmed Nath son of Ab Rehman Nath resident of Palpora who has been taken into custody.
“All sections of society have expressed their satisfaction over the prompt police action.” He said.
Srinagar police has appealed people not to pay heed to the rumours and fake news and not to fall prey to the propaganda of such elements inimical to peace.
Srinagar police is committed to take strict legal action against the rumour-mongers and any person spreading hatred among various sections of the society.