Peerzada Shariq Shopion 09 December:
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Shopian, Miss Tanushree (IPS), issued a stern warning to the residents of the district, urging them to refrain from the misuse of social media platforms. The appeal came in an effort to curb anti-national activities and maintain a secure online environment.
Addressing the media in a press conference, SSP Tanushree highlighted the concerning trend of individuals or groups using social media to propagate incendiary messages and terrorist propaganda. She emphasized that such actions are not only detrimental to national security but also against the law.
SSP Tanushree asserted that individuals found involved in such activities would face strict consequences, with no leniency. She specifically mentioned that under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), stringent actions would be taken against those who misuse social media for anti-national purposes.
Expressing the importance of cautious social media usage, SSP Tanushree called upon citizens to be vigilant and refrain from forwarding or sharing misleading or inappropriate messages. She warned that any misuse of social media platforms would be dealt with firmly, and legal actions would be initiated.
The SSP’s proactive stance underscores the commitment to maintaining peace and security in the district, with a specific focus on curbing activities that pose a threat to national interests. The message serves as a reminder to the community about the responsible use of social media platforms to ensure a safe and lawful online environment.