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Wokha: One Lady Held For Circulating Fake News Related To Covid Vaccination

Wokha: One Lady Held For Circulating Fake News Related To Covid Vaccination

Kohima, July 18 (NEx): One lady was apprehended by Wokha Women Police on July 14th, 2021 for circulating fake news/rumor related to Covid vaccination on social media.

The accused on July 11th, 2021 uploaded a very disturbing picture and voice message of a patient in serious health condition, stating that the matter happened after the patient had COVID-19 Vaccination, which went viral, creating confusion among the people because of her negative comment/picture about COVID-19 Vaccine, a DIPR report said.

The Police after thorough investigation found out that the news was fake and it was never related to COVID-19 vaccination.

In this connection, one lady was arrested and a case has been registered against her at Wokha Women Police Station vide PS case NO-7/2021 and forwarded to
judicial custody.

Meanwhile, ADC, Wokha, Lankonsen Tsanglao lauded the Wokha Police for the prompt action in apprehending the person, and urged the public to restrain from spreading fake and unconfirmed news and urged them to forward any details/information to District Helpline Number-9863663885 for any query and verification.

He also called upon the people to help the authorities during such trying times as the Government is doing its best for the safety of the community.