Before the ‘Supreme’ decision on Article 370, Jammu and Kashmir Police registered a case against 5 people.

Supreme Court On Article 370: The decision on Article 370 is going to be taken in the Supreme Court today. The Supreme Court’s decision is going to come today on whether removing Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir is right or wrong. But, before this decision, the police has taken action in the area. Jammu and Kashmir Police has launched a campaign against alleged misuse of social media and booked five people for uploading inflammatory posts or spreading rumors in the last two days. While police took action against an alleged rumor monger in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district, legal action was taken against two people each in Central Kashmir’s Budgam and Ganderbal districts.

Know what is the matter

Giving information, a police spokesperson said that Baramulla Police took action against ‘rumor spreaders’ and registered a case against an alleged ‘provocative post’. Giving information, the police officer gave a statement and said, ‘Baramulla Police has initiated legal proceedings against a person named Bilal Ahmed Wani, son of Ali Mohammad Wani, resident of Wani Mohalla Baliharan Pattan of the district. This action has been taken after he uploaded hateful videos containing inflammatory and seditious statements on social media platforms.

Action against two persons for spreading rumors

Similarly, Budgam police took action against two persons for spreading rumours, the police informed in a post on X In Ganderbal district, the police on Sunday arrested two persons for uploading and sharing hateful content on the social media platform. Legal action has been initiated against the individuals. Wasim Mushtaq Malik, resident of Safapora, and Adil Ahmed Rather, resident of Nunnar, Ganderbal, were found involved in spreading inflammatory material on social media, a police statement said. Under the recently issued order of the District Magistrate, legal action has been initiated against both of them.

Challenge to divide into two union territories!

Also, the police has appealed to the people to be cautious about misuse of social media. “Any attempt to vitiate the environment and create public order issues will be viewed seriously and legal action will be taken,” the statement said. The action against social media users comes after district magistrates and police warned against sharing terrorist propaganda or news without verification over the past two weeks, an action preceded by a decision by a constitutional bench of the Supreme Court. Which will give its verdict on those petitions on Monday. It is noteworthy that in August 2019, a challenge has been made to abrogate Article 370 and dividing the state of Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories.

Police ready to maintain law and order

Giving information, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Baramulla Amod Ashok Nagpure said that sharing of any post related to any terrorist organization, promoting terrorism or communal hatred on social media or groups has been banned. Additional Director General of Police (ADGP, Law & Order) Vijay Kumar on Friday chaired a joint meeting of all District Magistrates and SSSPs of Kashmir division, where officers shared field-generated inputs regarding all expected emerging situations.

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