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Group admin is requested to close group for 2days as police can take action against admin & group members vide section 68, 140 & 188

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Multiple Fake news claims: A viral news shared on social media claims that “Group admin is requested to close group for 2days as police can take action against admin & group members vide section 68, 140 & 188 if anyone even by mistake post joke on the corona. Everyone could be in trouble.”

Group admin is requested to close group for 2days as police can take action against admin & group members vide section 68, 140 & 188 if anyone even by mistake post joke on the corona. Everyone could be in trouble.

News Verification: Many Social media users fall into this fake news claiming that sharing a post on social media related to coronavirus jokes and unverified news can land one into jail. The news is not true.

Indian government fact check twitter handle tweeted the information, “Fake message is going around on social media claiming that legal action would be taken against admin and group members who post jokes on #Coronavirus, hence group admin should close the group for 2 days.

This is #Fake! No such order has been issued by the Government”

Facts Check Verdict: False





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