Aid growing coronavirus scare, authorities have started cracking the whip on rumour mongers across the country, from Kishtwar to Kanpur and Kashi to Narsinghpur.
At Kishtwar in J&K, police on Thursday arrested one person for spreading rumours on social media regarding the death of a man due to coronavirus in the town. Even Doda district administration directed police to register an FIR against a man who flooded social media with rumours about the “same death”.
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In UPs Varanasi, a man landed behind bars on Thursday for claiming that his mantra could cure Covid-19 patients as well as prevent the infection. This comes just days after the arrest of one Coronawale Baba in Lucknow.
Sanjay Tiwari, a self-proclaimed astrologer and resident of Samneghat, had been distributing pamphlets that read, “Mantra lijiye aur coronavirus se Read More – Source