Gintota mayhem Police to crackdown on rumour mongers

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By 2017-11-21

By Cassendra Doole

The Police yesterday (20) vowed to take stern action against any person that spreads false rumours relating to the unrest that took place in Gintota on 17 November.

According to high ranking Police sources, the authorities had received intelligence that several persons were spreading rumours regarding the incident on social media.

They said the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has been tasked with apprehending any person or persons linked to fake news on the Galle incident via social media.

The Police have urged the public to disregard any factually incorrect posts on social media to prevent the spread of racism and fake news.

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