Srinagar, Aug 21 : Police Monday said that it has identified three Whats App groups for “rumour mongering” in the Kashmir valley and will book their ‘admins’ soon.
Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, Munir Khan, told KNS the Whats App groups spreading rumours will be taken to task.
“We have identified three Whats App group for spreading rumors. We will register an FIR into it,” Khan told KNS.
The police action follows after Shabir Ahmad Wani Son of Ab Rehman Wani of Wakilbalan Shangas Achabal Anantnag, who as per police “died due to some kind of accidental fall” was spread as “killing” on social media.
Police, however, said that it recovered the body of Wani lying on their roof (slab) of his one-storey under-construction house at Wakilbalan Shangas.
“The dead body bears minor injury on his forehead and lower portion of Eye. For ascertaining cause and circumstances of his death, Police Station Achabal has initiated proceeding U/S 174 CRPC in this regard,” police said in a statement.
Later, police issued another statement saying that “some news portals are circulating the news that Wani, an ex-panch was killed by some unknown gunmen.”
“It is clarified that no fire arm injury has been seen on the body of the deceased, neither signs of any kind of torture are visible. Prima facie it seems that the decease has died due to some kind of accidental fall,” the police said. (KNS)
2015 Kashmir Despatch