CB registers case for defaming women officials

Excelsior Correspondent
Srinagar, May 3: The Crime Branch of Police have registered a case for derogatory allegations against some women officials of the Government in a communication circulated on social media.

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A statement issued by the police said that it has received a series of complaints from senior women functionaries holding public office along with other supporting material alleging therein that for last few days a scurrilous communication is being circulated in various internet based social media (Whatsapp etc) whereby baseless, scandalous and derogatory allegations aimed at harming the reputation and integrity of not only these lady public figures but the public institutions and Government organizations.
“Authorship of the communication purportedly made in the name of “Manish Sharma” of Pir Panjal Times. Crime Branch of J&K Police has taken cognizance of the complaints lodged by the women functionaries and has registered a case FIR No. 04/2024 U/S 467, 471, 500, 509 IPC, 66C IT Act and has taken up the investigation,” the statement added.