Srinagar, August 28: A head of Cricket match between India and Pakistan, Srinagar police issues advisory to refrain from circulating, sharing any video on social media to create any law and order.
In a handout the police said that, Sporting events are a test of dedication, sportsmanship and work ethics of the participating teams. And such events are enjoyed by millions across the world.
Due to the attention such events garner, it has been noticed that some journalists have in the past, without verifying from authorities, posted old sensational videos/pictures during & after sporting events between India & its neighbour.
The police spokesman further stated that it is requested that the media fraternity and citizens may not fall prey to such sensationalism and may please verify all such sensitive news/videos/pics that have potential of creating law and order situations from the authorities first.
In order to curb the menace of fake news that can lead to Law & order, the Social Media cell of Srinagar Police will be monitoring all social media platforms, reads the statement.