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Youth arrested for spreading rumours on Corona virus on Facebook

Falakata, March 27: The Falakata Police on Saturday arrested a youth for allegedly posting false messages on social media. The youth allegedly posted misleading information with photos on social media about a person from Tulsipara tea garden who admitted Falakata Super Specialty Hospital of being corona virus positive. This false information was vigorously spread like wildfire throughout the region.

Meanwhile, the Health Department did not confirmed whether the person was infected with the virus or not.

When the administration came to know about this, the police immediately launched a campaign to identify the youth. On Saturday night, Falakata police arrested the accused youth from his house. In this connection, Falakata police said that “the youth named whohas been identified as Shantanu Dutto, was arrested on charge of posting false information on social media. The accused will be produced to Alipurduar court on Monday”.


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