SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday arrested a person for what they said spreading sectarian hatred online.
Recently a video surfaced on the popular social networking application Tik-Tok which was promoting hatred against a particular sect thereby promoting feelings of animosity and hatred between different sections of the society in the backdrop of the recent rape incident of Bandipora which had escalated the sectarian tension, police said in a statement.
On the receipt of this information case FIR 67/19 U/s 153-153A/505 RPC was registered and investigation was taken up at Police Station Safakadal.
Police said that after strenuous efforts the culprit namely Feroz Ahmed Nath S/o Ab Rehman Nath R/O Palpora Srinagar was apprehended.
All sections of society have expressed their satisfaction over the prompt police action.
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