Guwahati: Amid the pandemic situation in the state, fake news is doing rounds in the social media platforms regarding instances of dacoity and child lifting in Kokrajhar district of Assam.
The Kokrajhar police, however, refuted the social media rumors and said that ‘there’s absolutely no truth in these rumors’.
They have also urged the citizens not to amplify ‘such baseless rumors’, which might create panic in society.
Taking to Twitter, the police issues a notice which read, “It’s to inform general public that some people with vested interests are propagating misinformation regarding instances of Dacoity and Child Lifting (Sopa Dhora) in kokrajhar. We want to assure the citizens that there’s absolutely no truth in these rumors and request citizens not to amplify such baseless rumors, which might create panic in society. Kokrajhar Police is leaving no stone unturned to ensure safety and well-being our citizens.”