Srinagar: A human rights activist from Jammu & Kashmir was booked and later arrested by Police for allegedly inciting violence and spreading false propaganda by social media platforms.
Recognized as Mohammad Ahsan Untoo, a resident of Kupwara district, is the chairman of the Worldwide Discussion board for Justice and Human Rights Jammu and Kashmir.
“It was reliably learnt that Mohd Ahsan Untoo…a proactive secessionist, is an lively participant and speaker at Twitter areas, titled ‘Radio Resistance Kashmir’, led by two recognized secessionists Muzammil Ayyub Thakur and Dr. Asif Dar,” information company PTI quoted a J&Okay Police spokesperson as saying.
In response to studies, Untoo used to unfold disinformation campaigns and hate speeches on micro-blogging website Twitter and a number of other different social media platforms.
The spokesperson additional mentioned that Thakur and Dar who’re accused in a number of circumstances together with Untoo had been actively spreading hatred towards the Union of India on social media platforms.
“By spreading false propaganda, disinformation marketing campaign and hate speech by these social media areas, Untoo just isn’t solely threatening to disturb the prevailing peaceable environment of the union territory, but in addition spreading disaffection, ill-will and disharmony towards the Union of India,” the spokesman added.
The Police have additionally knowledgeable that an investigation into the matter has been initiated and Untoo is at present in remand.
The aforementioned actions by Untoo quantity to the fee of cognisable offense by him and subsequently Srinagar Police have registered a case towards him beneath related sections of the Indian Penal Court docket (IPC).
(With inputs from PTI.)