COVID-19: 2 persons arrest for spreading false message

Two persons arrest for spreading false message over COVID-19

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Chamarajanagar Police arrested two persons for spreading false messages over COVID-19 through social media.

Nagendra of Neelakantanagar in Nanjangud taluk, Mysuru district and Lokesh of Santemarahalli in the district are accused.

According to the Police, Nagendra had created a post claiming that a man in Gundlupet and a woman of Nanjangud infected with COVID-19. He had forwarded it to Lokesh and to other groups.

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Deputy Commissioner M R Ravi, who noticed the message, directed the District Health Officer to lodge a police complaint and also instructed Superintendent of Police H D Ananda Kumar to take necessary measures against the people who spread a false message.

First, the Police took Lokesh into custody based on his information arrested Nagendra. According to the Police, Nagendra had a personal enmity a man and thus he created a post and released it.

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