Meghalaya police register 4 cases against rumour mongers
By migrator | Tue, 7 Apr 2020
Shillong, Apr 07:
The Meghalaya police today registered (three) cases in Cyber Crime Police Station and 1 (one) case has been registered in Williamnagar Police Station against rumour mongers, under the relevant provisions of Indian Penal Code, Information Technology Act and National Disaster management Act.
Out of the 4 (four) cases, 3 (three) cases have been registered after the applications which have been received through the Fake News Verification Portal have been verified to be fake news.
The police have registered these cases after the general public refused to refrain from propagating or circulating fake news/rumours relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, through Social Media or any other medium.