Tough measures against misinformation

The Police and security forces are taking strict legal action against those who circulate false information, the National Media Centre said issuing a media release today (26).

Law will be strictly enforced on those who spread false information through social media sources such as Facebook, Twitter and Whatsapp.

The persons involved in committing such offences can be sentenced to prison for three to five years under the Emergency Regulations.

The National Media Centre urges the public to refrain from spreading misinformation as a number of incidents of public disturbances have been reported in the country due to the circulation of false information

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