Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday arrested a person forwhat they said spreading sectarian hatred online.
"Recently, a video surfaced on the popular social networkingapplication Tik-Tok which was promoting hatred against a particular sectthereby promoting feelings of animosity and hatred between different sectionsof the society in the backdrop of the recent rape incident of Bandipora whichhad escalated the sectarian tension," police said in a statement.
Police said that after strenuous efforts the culprit wasapprehended.
Police has appealed people not to pay heed to the rumoursand fake news and not to fall prey to the propaganda of such elements inimicalto peace.
A case FIR 67/19 U/s 153-153A/505 RPC was registered andinvestigation has also been taken up at Police Station Safakadal.