Kasargod, April 11, 2020: A man from Kasargod has been arrested by the police for falsely claiming in a Facebook post that popular Malayalam actor Mohanlal had died of Coronavirus infection.
The arrested person is B Sameer, a resident of Padi. The man in his Facebook post which he had shared on April 1 had made the false claim. Along with his post, he had also shared an image from a movie of the actor in which he is shown lying dead.
The post had soon gone viral with netizens demanding strict action against the man who posted this fake news post.