In 3 cases, Fahad Shah is wanted by the J&K police for glorifying terrorism.text_fields
On Saturday, the Jammu and Kashmir Police said Fahad Shah, the editor of online news magazine 'The Kashmir Walla' who had been arrested the day before, was wanted for glorifying terrorism and spreading false news.
"Fahad Shah is wanted in three cases for glorifying terrorism, spreading fake news and inciting general public for creating law and order situations: FIR No. 70/2020 of PS Safakadal Srinagar, FIR No. 06/2021 of PS Imamsahib, Shopian & currently has been arrested in FIR No. 19/2022 of PS Pulwama," the police said.
Shah was arrested for posting anti-national content on social media last Friday.
In a statement, the police said that users and portals on Facebook have been uploading anti-national content including photographs, videos, and posts with malicious intentions to create fear in the public, which can lead to public disorder.
According to the report, these Facebook users are also uploading posts that glorify terrorist activities and damage the image of law enforcement agencies as well as causing ill-will and disaffection against the country.
Shah is on police remand and investigation into the matter is underway.