Crime

BCA graduate arrested for running anonymous social media accounts, endangering lives of innocent people: police

Srinagar: Police on Friday claimed to have arrested a BCA graduate for running anonymous accounts on social media networking sites including Facebook and Twitter through which according to police he was endangering the lives of innocent people.

Divulging information about it, SSP Srinagar Sandeep Chowdary in a brief presser told reporters that post Wagoora Nowgam military operation against militants, a handler running accounts on Facebook and Twitter had held a pharmacist from a minority community responsible for the killing of a militant from Shopian.

“We were sure that the man who was accused of this thing has no role in whatsoever ever militancy-related operations and he and his family were running their business smoothly. We took the matter seriously. SP South concluded the investigation within two days and the accused who was putting the lives of innocent people in danger was arrested,” SSP Srinagar said.

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