Srinagar: Police on Tuesday filed a case under UAPA and for public mischief under IPC over a fake letter attributed to Syed Ali Shah Geelani having called for a strike on July 8 and 13.
“A case (FIR No 265/2020) under section 13 ULA(P) Act, 505 IPC (public mischief) has been registered in police station Budgam. “Further investigation is in progress,” tweeted Kashmir Police.
— Kashmir Zone Police (@KashmirPolice) July 7, 2020
Earlier today, Police had said that,”As per the family sources of SAS Geelani the letter is fake and not issued by him. This is published from Pakistan. Police is taking action against those who are circulating it through different social media platforms to instigate violence and create L&O problems.”