Police registers case against individual for sharing “derogatory” video on Facebook

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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday registered a case against a person for circulating derogatory video in Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar district.

In a statement, a police spokesperson said that it registered a case against one individual for circulating derogatory video against a particular religion.

“Police Station Khanyar received an information that one individual has shared a post/video on his personal Facebook account in which one unknown person is seen using derogatory words against a particular religion,” reads the statement

Adding that by sharing this post, sentiments of a particular community were hurt and there is every apprehension that this act will incite one community against the other in Srinagar city particularly in Khanyar area.

The statement further stated that, accordingly, a case FIR No. 53/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in PS Khanyar and investigation into the matter has been initiated.

General public is requested to refrain from sharing such posts on social media which can hurt religious sentiments of any community, the communique said.

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