CIK detains SM User for posting hateful, abusive content against ‘martyrs’

Srinagar Sep 18: The CIK wing of Police has arrested a social media user for uploading hateful and abusive content against the martyrs of security forces.

As per official statement, one Instagram user was found posting hateful and abusive posts against martyred Dy. SP of J&K Police Humayun Muzammil who among other army officers, lost his life while fighting with terrorists in an encounter at Kokernag in Anantnag on Wednesday, 13.092023.

“On preliminary analysis of his social media handles it is found that the user is also uploading content glamorizing terrorism, threatening security forces and calling names etc,” the statement reads.

The user has been identified as Irfan Malik, 43, son of Abdul Rashid Malik resident of Chotta Bazaar Srinagar. He is working as an Operator in JustDial.

Reportedly, the social media user has been booked and detained under relevant provisions of law in FIR No. 07 /2023 of Police Station CID CIK.

The FIR is under investigation into the acts of abusing social media, threatening members of civil society/security forces and glamorising terrorism etc.

“Many such users are under the scanner of CIK and more arrests are expected on the identification of such users.

Further investigation in the case is in progress,” the statement added.(KINS)