Vadodara crime branch arrested one for spreading rumors through posting fake message on Facebook during COVID 19 lockdown. He was accused for posting fake message about people tested positive stuck inside famous Vaishnodevi shrine.
During the lockdown government is taking strict measures to implement the order strictly and also issued some important advisories to follow. In one such advisory police strictly issued a notification to stay away from posting fake posts on social media and warn from strict action against such people.
In one such case Vadodara police keeping a strict watch on social media and arrested one Mohammad Abrar Mohammad Hussain Sheikh for posting a fake message about people tested positive stuck inside famous Vaishnodevi shrine on his facebook. He is a plumber by profession and post the fake message on the night of 2nd April 2020 through the url http://facebook.com/seo.abby on 2nd April 2020.
He was arrested under IPC section 505 (2) and Disaster Management Act 54 for spreading fear in people in this situation through his post. Further investigation is on in the matter.