Tweet Attributed To Syed Ali Shah Geelani Fake, No Strike Call For Tomorrow: Police

SRINAGAR: Separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani has not given a strike call for tomorrow, according to Jammu and Kashmir Police, who also said that a tweet attributed to Geelani in this regard was fake and issued by “someone from Pakistan”

Budgam police said on Twitter this morning, citing Geelani’s family sources, that the tweet is false and that they are “taking action against those who are circulating it via social media to instigate to violence.”

“As per family sources of SAS Geelani, the tweet is fake and issued by someone from Pakistan. Police is taking action against those who are circulating it through social media to instigate violence. Case FIR No 265/20 13 ULA(P) & 505 IPC stands registered in PS Budgam,” reads the tweet by Budgam police.

IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar, according to a police spokesperson, urged people to “carry out their normal activities in the holy month of Ramadan and need not to pay any heed to rumours on social media.”

 

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