The Yogi Adityanath authorities in Uttar Pradesh has began cracking down on social media ‘offenders’ in an enormous means. The Unnao police, on Sunday, lodged an FIR towards eight Twitter handles and their customers, on fees of spreading “deceptive info” in reference to the restoration of the our bodies of two minor ladies in Baburha village of the district.
Earlier, on Saturday, former MP and Congress chief, Udit Raj, had been booked by Unnao police for allegedly spreading misinformation via his tweet.
Unnao police claimed that the customers of those eight twitter handles had tweeted that the 2 minor ladies, who have been discovered useless within the fields, have been sexually assaulted and that their final rites have been carried out towards the want of their households.
The Twitter customers have been booked underneath fees of spreading rumours with the intention of inflicting riots and underneath related sections of the Info Know-how Act.
Superintendent of Police, Unnao, Anand Kulkarni stated, “All those that tried to flare up rigidity and disturb concord via completely different social media platforms won’t be let off. We’ve lodged an FIR and can conduct a probe into the tweets. The misinformation was intentionally unfold by folks related to events, models and teams which are attempting to discredit the ruling authorities and disturb the prevailing legislation and order.”
Kulkarni claimed among the updates and tweets have been eliminated after the police issued a press release that the autopsy report has not confirmed rape.
The SP stated regardless of the autopsy examination ruling out sexual assault and accidents on the our bodies of the victims, some folks and events having vested pursuits, continued to unfold misinformation that the women have been raped.
“Equally, neither the police nor the administration was attempting to conduct final rites of the 2 ladies. The household instructed us that a few of their family have been to reach from Surat and they might then carry out the final rites of the women,” he added.
(With IANS inputs)