Jharkhand Police asked to file case over fake tweet announcing lockdown

  • | Saturday | 4th December, 2021

Ranchi, Dec 4 (PTI) The Jharkhand government asked the police to lodge a case after a fake screenshot of Chief Minister Hemant Soren"s official Twitter handle announcing lockdown was shared.In a tweet, the Chief Minister"s Office said no decision regarding a lockdown was taken by the state government."This screenshot of Hon"ble CM @HemantSorenJMM"s twitter account in circulation is a fake post. It is REITERATED that no such decision on Covid-19 lockdown has been taken by the state government," it tweeted."Jharkhand police is instructed to file FIR, identify the miscreants & take action," it added.As per the fake screenshot, all schools, colleges, institutes and religious places will apparently be shut from December 6 to January 1 in view of the omicron variant. PTI NAM SOM SOM

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