Strict action against perpetrators of fake news, misinformation

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STATE TIMES NEWS

JAMMU: The Government of Jammu and Kashmir took serious note of the fake letter regarding SRO-64 DRW’s regularisation that is being circulated over various social media platforms. The Chief Secretary Office clarified that the content of the letter is fake and devoid of official endorsement.
The perpetrators of fake news and misinformation were warned of the strict legal action against the false personation and dissemination of false information which are punishable under the provisions of IPC and Information Technology Act, 2000 with imprisonment and fine.