Jammu and Kashmir Cyber Police on Tuesday booked senior journalist and author Gowhar Geelani “for unlawful activities through his posts and writings on Social Media platform”.
A police spokesman in a statement said that Cyber Police Station Kashmir Zone, Srinagar has received information through reliable sources that an individual namely “Gowher Geelani” is indulging in unlawful activities through his posts and writings on Social Media platform which are prejudicial to the national integrity, sovereignty and security of India.
“The unlawful activities include glorifying terrorism in Kashmir Valley, causing disaffection against the country and causing fear or alarm in the minds of public that may lead to commission of offences against public tranquility and the security of State,” said police.
“Several complaints have also been received against the said individual for threatening and intimidation. A Case FIR No. 11/2020 under the relevant sections of law has been registered at Cyber Police Station Kashmir and investigation initiated,” said police spokesman in a statement.