Internet service was suspended in Kashmir late Wednesday after rumors spread of Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani. Kashmir Commissioner Bashir Ahmad Khan said that Geelani’s son Naseem Geelani told over the phone that Syed Ali Shah Geelani was healthy and at home. The doctor of the skims has tested her health.
Khan said such rumors are completely baseless. He has appealed to the people not to ignore any kind of rumors.
Police are keeping an eye on the spread of rumors, strict action will be taken against such elements.
Earlier on Sunday and Tuesday, Internet services were closed on the anniversary of the attack of Afzal Guru and Maqbool Butt.