TN DGP Shankar Jiwal warns of action against those spreading fake news of Tamils being attacked in Karnataka. Old photos/videos circulated as proof of attack false. People urged not to believe rumours; strict action against those posting false news.
Tamil Nadu Director-General of Police and Head of Police Force Shankar Jiwal has warned of action against those spreading fake news that Tamils were being attacked in Karnataka in connection with the Cauvery issue.
In a statement, Mr. Jiwal said that some old photos / videos were being circulated in the social media and other platforms as if Tamils were attacked in Karnataka. This false information could trigger public unrest and lead to law and order problems.
Appealing to the people not to believe in such rumours, he said stringent action would be taken against those posting such false news.