Patiala: Man, woman arrested for spreading fake message on WhatsApp regarding curfew

Both are neighbours

Patiala: Man, woman arrested for spreading fake message on WhatsApp regarding curfew

Tribune News Service
Patiala, April 1

A fake WhatsApp message was going viral regarding the curfew claiming that the administration has cancelled all passes and relaxations and there will be no supply of food and medicine, SSP, Patiala, Mandeep Singh Sidhu said on Wednesday.

“A man and a woman who are neighbours have been identified regarding the viral message namely Tejvinder Singh of Gurbax Colony, Patiala, and a woman.

“The viral message regarding the curfew and cancellation of relaxations and that there would be no food supply, no langer sewa and no medical supply in the city was fake and therefore an FIR is registered against both of them. Both have been arrested and their mobile phones have been seized. Further investigation is going on,” Sidhu said.

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