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IGP warns action against trouble mongers on social sites

IGP warns action against trouble mongers on social sites

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Feb 14, 2017 :  P Harishekharan, Inspector General of Police, Western Range has warned rumour mongers on social media sites of strict action.

P HarishekharaThe IGP said  misusing social sites like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram etc to spread rumours,  create law and order problems and spread hatred and enmity between different religious  will not be tolerated. Such crimes will invite  jail term up to three years and  penalty or both, he informed.

Action will follow against the guilty under Section 153(A) of the IPC and  66(A) of the IT Act, the IGP stated.

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Jayaprakash Nair, Kasargod Tue, February-14-2017, 12:31
These days the youths are just misusing the social media. It has both good and bad side . But people are misusing it a lot
Priya Kamath, Mangluru Mon, February-13-2017, 11:29
Social media must have a limit,Some misuse it . Its good that police have come forward to take action.
William Pinto, Udupi Mon, February-13-2017, 11:21
There are so many instances but still people lack fear of law and order as they make make use of political influence
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