The Cyber Crime Police of Hyderabad has registered an FIR towards social media platforms- WhatsApp, Twitter and TikTok- for permitting individuals to unfold anti-national actions, as per a criticism filed by one S Srishailam.
Raghuveer, Additional DCP Cyber Crimes mentioned,” We have acquired a court docket referred criticism, which was filed by S Srisailam in the involved court docket stating that social media platforms Whatsapp, Twitter and TikTok are permitting few individuals to unfold anti-national actions and movies.”
S Srisailam additionally claimed that a number of individuals are operating a marketing campaign towards the CAA on social media platforms to unfold hatred which in flip is inflicting injury to national integrity.
“In this regard, as a result of the criticism was referred by a court docket a case has been registered towards Whatsapp, Twitter & TikTok beneath the related part of Indian Penal Code and IT Act and took up the investigation,” the DCP added.
He additionally added that the police can’t take motion towards these platforms as they aren’t banned in India however can provoke motion towards individuals who deliberately indulge in spreading hatred.
“The police are conducting the investigation and if allegations of the complainant are found to be false then we will drop the case. We had received the case one week ago,” knowledgeable the DCP.