x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   Sunil Sethi felicitates newly elected JUNTEU president | CB Jammu continues raids in fake Contractors’ cards Kingpin among 3 more arrested | Nitishwar reviews Jammu Smart City Projects | J&K PSC to maintain confidential reserve list of CCE | Two militants killed in encounter in Anantnag | Navin asks youth to explore employment opportunities in field of spice cultivation, marketing | Transporters Call off Strike In J&K After ‘19% Fare Hike’ | Alert sounded in Kupwara as dead crows test positive for avian infulenza | Mission Director NHM inspects examination centers at Jammu | No forecast for major rain or snow in J&K, Ladakh: Sonam Lotus | Director I&C inspects industrial units | Shrine Board CEO calls for synergised efforts for providing best facilities to yatris | J&K Bank REWA Jammu holds meeting | One-way LMV traffic from Srinagar on Jammu-Srinagar highway to resume today | 5 vehicles seized for illegal mining, transportation of construction material | ED raids car showroom | Chopper ferrying senior govt officials makes emergency landing in Reasi | Srinagar - Leh National Highway to be opened for regulated traffic from Feb 28 | Kashmir Willow Wicker products now available online | BJP wilfully delayed delimitation, assembly elections in J&K: Harsh Dev | DC briefs Magistrates, Observers for their role | BJP govt fleecing people by unprecedented taxes: Mir | Chief Justice inaugurates renovated Court Complex at Pampore | DDC Chairman holds BDCs meet; discusses public issues | Chairman DDC from Rajouri calls on Farooq; vows to resolve people’s issues | VC KVIB inaugurates exhibition under NSSH at Samba | Shocking: Mehbooba points finger on judiciary after Parra's bail rejected | Erstwhile JK political regimes sanctioned loans without caring for recovery | Police recovers 10 gms heroin, arrests three drug peddlers | 'Influential' employee at Tehsil Office Mendhar overstaying since years | Two-wheeler, shikaras damaged after road portion caves in near Dalgate | Government carries out construction in 'Green Zone' along banks of Dal Lake | Advisor Baseer Khan reviews functioning of I&C Department | Police find 'Kuwait-links' to terror incidents in Jammu | JK reports 74 fresh cases of COVID-19; positive cases reach 126093, no fresh case in 8 districts | People above 60 years of age to get vaccine shots from March 1, says Centre | PM Modi bats for privatisation, says money earned will be used for people's welfare | Munish Gupta asks government to step in & solve problems of residents | Thieves strike at will in Udhampur, 5 scooties lifted in 14 days | DDC chairperson Kishtwar outlines developmental agenda | Seminar on communal harmony organized at GBHSS Darhal Malkan | TMF felicitates Team I-line hockey champ Dhruv Pant | Power shut down | BJP to hold working committee meeting on March 7 in Katra | 'Bu Kyazi Chhus' Lekhaan concludes | GDC Jindrah organises online Lecture | RHS distributes masks | Krishika of DPS Jammu wins gold in Distt Badminton championship | GDC organizes extension lecture on preparations for competitive-cum-academic examination | Around 1200 athletes to participate in Khelo India Winter Games at Gulmarg | NSS unit of GDC Ramnagar organize Poshan Abhiyaan | DC visits Gulmarg, takes stock of arrangements for Khelo-India Winter GamesDC visits Gulmarg, takes stock of arrangements for Khelo-India Winter Games | Jammu School Education's Counselling Cell trains 500 on conducting 'TAMANNA' | JKNPSEUF demands scrapping of New Pension Scheme | JD (U) urges PM to announce spl package for youth, tourism industry | JKSAC holds meeting, demands 2 constituencies for DPs | Training prog in Silk Reeling technology begins at GSF Bari Brahmana | Free health check-up camp held at Gandote | 2- day long IEC workshop concludes at ICDS Samba | Jal Shakti Department organizes mega workshop on JJM at Ramnagar | Training on "IMS Awareness Programme" concludes at Dulhasti Power Station | Grassroot level issues addressed in Kishtwar | Innovative Farmers Conference concludes at SKUAST | PIB organizes webinar on Covid-19 vaccination drive | Udyam Mela for Registration of Units concludes at Jammu | Panchayat members from Shopin joins Apni Party | Tips for students to learn more in less Time for Board exams | Second Wave Fear | Back Issues  
 
news details
After Rohit Kansal’s tweet, police identify dozens of social media fake accounts in name of officers
4/4/2020 12:19:10 AM

Early Times Report

Jammu, Apr 3: Police have traced and identified dozens of fake account handles who were involved in series of “online crimes” including impersonating, forgery after creating fake accounts in the name of senior officers.
It also said that strict action that includes three year jail term under Indian Penal Code (IPC) was in offing for those involved in the cyber-crimes.
The cyber cell’s statement comes close on the heels of government spokesman Rohit Kansal’s tweet on Friday morning that a similar account to that of his official twitter handle was formed on social media by some people and they were spreading fake messages.
Kansal has urged people to stop fakes at this crucial stage of pandemic outbreak that has already claimed two lives in Kashmir and targeted nearly hundred people so far in J&K.
“Identifying fake social media accounts and handles wasn’t a cake walk. It is a difficult task and takes some time. We have already identified dozens of fake social media account handlers. Some of them have been called by us while many are not cooperating fully in the wake of Covid-19.” , a senior police officer said.
Three type of people have been identified involved in social crimes that includes impersonation—a person impersonating as a J&K government official and spreading wrong information to cheat others. Second category of people involved in online crime is those who put across fake information through fake orders as seen recently.
For this (spreading fake information), section 505 IPC applies which also includes three year imprisonment. There is a third category that is involved in forgery where in forged documents are made and circulated on social media.
Seven FIRs have already been lodged against the people involved in various online crimes.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU