Srinagar: Police on Saturday lodged an FIR against a blog which, as per police, is spreading propaganda material.
In a statement issued to media, Police said that it had come to know reliably that some propagandist material is being uploaded and circulated through a website URL https//kashmirfight.wordpress.com.
“These posts uploaded on the said URL are prejudicial to the integrity, the sovereignty of country and maintenance of peace and tranquillity as the handler of the above-said URL is propagating secessionist and militant-related ideology with the intention to achieve the goal of separating UT of J&K from Union of India,” the statement read.
“Not only this, a list of political/media persons and public figures and also posts of Lashkar-i-Islam are uploaded with the intention to create fear psychosis among individuals.”
The police statement further stated that “the website/URL is run as a propaganda tool against lawful actions and policies of Government with [an] aim to disrupt peace and thus provoking common people for illegal activities.”
“Police Station Kothibagh, has taken cognizance into the matter and case FIR No. 82/2020 U/S 13 of UA(P) Act r/w 506 IPC has been registered and investigation has been set into motion,” the statement added.
“The instant case calls for caution among the general public not to pay any heed to such derogative posts/URLs and importantly not to share further such posts and become a mode of transmission of such unlawful posts which may earn legal consequences,” it added.
“The instant case has also sent a resounding message across the circles of such elements, propagandists and criminals that whatsoever may be level and degree of their evil plannings, they cannot escape from the clutches of law enforcing agencies, the statement reads.” GNS